Alpacas come in many colours. They run the gamut from white to various shades of brown to black. Of course, there are also spotted Alpacas.
- Conservation Status: domesticated
Global Home: South America
- Alpacas, originally from the Andes of South America, are a domesticated type of camel which is now raised in Europe for its wool.
- There are two types of Alpacas: Huacaya and Suri. The former have fine, crimped hair, the latter curly and straight strands. Like all camels, Alpacas also have a three-part stomach and a gummy plate in the upper jaw instead of incisors.