RANGE AND HABITAT MAP South American Plains, Andes Mountains, or the grasslands of South America
DIET They live on shrubs, lichens, and other plants that grow on high mountains.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION Llamas are four to five feet long. They weigh about 260 pounds. Their body is covered with long, dense, and fine wool. Their head, neck, and limbs are short.
BREEDING Females are pregnant with one young for about 11 months. Twins rarely occur. The mother doesn’t lick the baby after birth.
SPECIAL BEHAVIORS Llamas carry loads of 130 pounds up to 30 miles a day. They live in groups of 20 individuals kept together. Males snap at the opponent’s front legs to knock the other down when fighting. It spits at the enemy.
WEIRD INFORMATION They are members of the camel family. Llamas are smart and easy to train. They are vegetarians. Llamas live up to 20 years. They don’t bite.
CONCLUSION Llamas are amazing and my favorite animal. The end.
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