10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alpacas


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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2. Alpacas communicate with body language and sounds.

Alpacas commonly spit when they are distressed or afraid and use their tails to express feelings. They also produce several vocalizations to communicate, including a humming noise, a high-pitched whine, a clicking sound and more.

See more: Apple Hill Farm Spreads Alpaca Love

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