Llama

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Size

The adult height of these animals is between 5.5ft and 6ft when they can reach weights of up to 280lb-450lb (130kg-200kg).

Habitat and Distribution
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This South American species can be found across much of Argentina, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

Age
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The average life span of these animals is 25 to 30 years.

Diet

This is a grazing animal which feeds predominantly on grass and other ground plants.

Groups and Breeding
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This species is a seasonal breeder which will only breed in time where vegetation is plentiful in their range to ensure that the young can be fed well after birth.