Llamas

Resources About Llamas

Banner reading "What Does It Meand?" with a picture of an alpaca.
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their head and necks.
Banner reading "what does it mean?" with an alpaca and speech bubble with musical notes and the word humm.
Vocalizations can provide vital insight into a camelid resident’s emotional state and health if you are able to interpret them properly!
Vocalizations can provide vital insight into a camelid resident’s emotional state and health if you are able to interpret them properly!
A banner reading "what does it mean?" with an arrow pointing to a llama's tail.
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their tails.
What does it mean typed on paper with a llama sitting next to the words.
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their
This resource is part of a series on camelid body language and provides a brief introduction to the different ways camelids communicate with their ears.
A mother alpaca stands with her baby in a field.
Nutritional, living space, and social recommendations for a younger llama or alpaca in an animal sanctuary environment!
Nutritional, living space, and social recommendations for a younger llama or alpaca in an animal sanctuary environment!
Johne’s is a challenging disease, especially in a sanctuary setting where individuals have unknown backgrounds and may be coming come from situations where the
Johne’s is a challenging disease, especially in a sanctuary setting where individuals have unknown backgrounds and may be coming come from situations where the risk of exposure is high. What do you need to know to keep your residents safe?

Fun Facts About Llamas

Llamas practice good hygiene and have a designated communal bathroom area!
Yes, it is true! Llamas do spit, but only when they are really upset and would like to warn away others. If you see their ears back and head up, back away!
A baby llama is called a cria. Mothers bond with their crias through vocalizations called humming, as well as through nuzzling and nose to nose contact.

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