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Alpacas vs. Llamas

What are the similarities and differences between alpacas and llamas? We get asked these questions frequently when we talk about alpaca and where it comes from. Alpacas and llamas are similar animals and that is why they get easily confused. But the aspects that make them different are significant, especially when it comes to the fashion industry. In this article, I explore what makes these 2 animals similar and different so that you can understand them better. Let’s start talking about what they have in common: They belong to the same family Both alpacas and llamas belong to the camelid family. South American camelids migrated from North to South America continent about 2 million years ago. They are related to...

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