10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alpacas

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While alpacas originally come from the Andes Mountains in South America, you won’t have to travel quite that far to see a few. In fact, you can find them at many agritourism destinations in the mountains of North Carolina. But before you plan a visit to see these friendly, lovable animals, scroll through the slideshow to learn 10 fun alpaca facts.

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1. They grow top-notch fleece.

Alpacas are usually raised for their luxurious, soft fleece, which is warmer than sheep’s wool and less itchy. Because it contains no lanolin, alpaca fleece is also hypoallergenic.

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  1. jill Dotson

    September 20, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    I Just Love Farm Facts ! My Husband And I Read The Magazine Together In The Evenings ! Now That Fall Is In The Air I Would Love To See A Few More Recipes In With All The Lovely Fall Fruits And Vegetables ! I’ve Always Wanted To Know How To Make A Beautiful Quiche And Also A Home Made Egg Custard ! My Sister Lives In Fla, And It Would Be Such A Treat To Make A Sweet Potatoes Pie, It’s Her Favorite ! Thank You For The Fun Facts And All The Info On The Farms Which Will Be Growing All Of The Best Stuff For The Holidays This Season! May God Bless Our Farmers With The Best Of Crops This Coming Year !!

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