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Alpacas

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Sara Frazier, Third Period.

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Alpacas

  1. 1. Sara Frazier Mrs. Reed Physical Science Period 3 Spring 2010 Alpacas http://writinggrandmasbook.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/zodiac-alpaca-dante.jpg http://www.cccfeeds.com/llamas/alpaca-3052411.jpg
  2. 2. Features of the Alpaca. <ul><li>Alpacas are related to llamas, which are twice the size of an alpaca have banana shaped ears and are mainly used as pack animals. </li></ul>http://purldivers.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/alpacas.jpg
  3. 3. Alpaca Life <ul><li>Alpacas chew cud like a cow, eat hay or pasture and need fresh drinking water . </li></ul><ul><li>They do not need a shed for shelter at night . </li></ul><ul><li>They prefer cooler climates. </li></ul>http://img693.imageshack.us/img693/4434/alpaca.jpg
  4. 4. Alpaca Spit <ul><li>Because alpacas chew cud the spit is regurgitated green grass and smells horrible! They will spit at each other but rarely at people. </li></ul>http://www.gentlespiritllamas.com/images/article_images/spitting/photo1.jpg
  5. 5. Alpaca Diet <ul><li>Alpacas are grazers and like cattle, they chew their cud.  </li></ul><ul><li>They have a split upper lip which prevents them from damaging the vegetation's roots.  </li></ul><ul><li>They require good quality hay (primarily grasses) supplemented with grain and mineral mixes to meet their proper nutritional requirements. </li></ul>http://www.seldomscenefarm.com/images/alpacas-llama.jpg
  6. 6. Alpacas Personality <ul><li>Like all animals, alpacas exhibit individual personality. </li></ul><ul><li>They are herd animals, preferring the companionship of their friends and their established community, and will become stressed if separated from their buddies. </li></ul>http://www.aragonalpacas.com/images/Gabriel.jpg
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.aragonalpacas.com/alpaca_info.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.abc.net.au/creaturefeatures/facts/alpacas.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.alpaca.com/alpacacareanddiet.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.aragonalpacas.com/alpaca_info.html </li></ul>

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