Llama

Taxonomic name: Llama glama

Type:
Mammal

Diet:
Grass, leaves and shoots

Longevity in the wild:
Up to 28 years

Size:
120 cm (height at shoulder)

Weight:
130 - 200 kg

Group Name:
Herd
 
Fun Fact: 
Some farmers use llamas to guard sheep, goats or other farm animals. Llamas are highly alert animals that typically draw attention to intruders such as coyotes, foxes and other predators.

The Zoo's llamas can be found at the Kinsmen Discovery Centre Barn.

Llamas