Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Camelidae
Genus - Lama

Llama

Ratings

The llama is thought to have originated in North America around 40 million years ago and the llama is believed to have then migrated to South America and Asia around 3 million years ago, before the American and Asian continents finally separated at Alaska
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Lama Glama
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 1.7-1.8m (5.5-6ft)
Weight - 130-204kg (280-450lbs)
Top Speed - 45km/h (28mph)
Life Span - 15-20 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Tan, Brown, White, Black
Skin Type - Fur
Favourite Food - Leaves
Habitat - Mountainous deserts and grasslands
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Leaves, Grass, Shoots
Predators - Human, Puma, Coyote
Distinctive Features - Thick furry coat and long neck

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