• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Artiodactyla
  • Family: Camelidae
  • Genus: Vicugna
  • Species: V. pacos
  • Alpaca fiber is hypoallergenic, flame resistant and water resistant.
  • Alpacas are ruminants, meaning they have four stomachs.
  • Although similar to Llama, Alpacas are smaller, with a shorter, blunter face.
  •  Alpacas and Llamas can cross breed.  The resulting offspring is called a huarizo.