Animal Locations

Llama
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The wool provided by llamas is lightweight, warm, and luxurious, making it a popular choice of spinners and weavers.

Sponsors
Jen Lapaglia - for years of dedicated service to the Erie Zoo
February 2020 : Ryan Ashcraft
March 2020 : Jason Shea
May 2020 : Della Pedano
June 2020 : The Pete Family; Doug Shaffer
September 2020 : Paul & Barbara Bond; Erie Biomat Staff
December 2020 : Mark & Sheila Dickey; Tamara Bell
Habitat
Grasslands and shrub lands in western South America
Size
3-4 feet tall
Weight
150-450 pounds
Lifespan
Around 15-20 years
Diet
grass, herbs, shrubs, lichen
Reproduction
cria born after an 11-12 month gestation
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Overhunting and habitat loss by overgrazing