The llama is a South American camelid, widely used as a pack animal by the Incas and other natives of the Andes mountains. These sure-footed animals can carry as much as 200 pounds for 12 hours a day, but they are not ridden. Photo Credit: Evelyn Simak
A large, even-toed ungulate native to Central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer, with two humps on its back. Its population of 2 million exists mainly in the domesticated form.
A long-haired domesticated South American mammal related to the llama, valued for its wool. Alpacas are social herd animals that live in family groups consisting of a male, females and their young.