ROCKING WITH THE LLAMAS!
Happy Leap Day! We decided to ask our pals for this special day to choose the animal we spotlighted! We had our twitter friend ask to spotlight llamas! So here we go!
Llama Fun Facts:
- Llamas are relatives of camels!
- Llamas live in South America in the Andes Mountains.
- Llamas are herbivores. They eat plants and grasses.
- They can get up to 9 ft tall and weigh up to 440 lbs.
- They are very social in live in herds.
- Llamas are intelligent animals.
- Llamas came to South America around 3 million years ago from North America. They no longer live in North America.
- Even though they are related to camels they have no dorsal hump.
- Llamas are related to alpacas too. The domesticated llamas come in many different sizes and colors.
- Baby llamas can stand in about an hour after being born!
- Llamas were domesticated by humans thousands of years ago. Even today they live among the people of the Andes mountains carrying goods on their backs.
Llamas are so cute! We just love them! We even love to say llama! It rhymes with so many things like pajama and drama and mamma! There’s a poem in there somewhere. (Maybe one will pop up on Instagram). We have llama in pajamas coloring sheet for you!