Scientific Name: Vicugna pacos
Range: They have been imported all over the world for their fiber.
Habitat: While native to the Andes, there are only domesticated alpacas left in the world.
Diet: Mostly grass and hay. They graze throughout the day
Life Span: 20 years
Family Life: They are very social animals and like to live in herds or pairs.
Status in the Wild: About 6,000 years ago, Incans domesticated them for their fleece and to raise them as livestock.
Nature Notes: The fiber in their fleece is flame resistant. They can be a variation of 22 different shades ranging from light tan to black.
The Zoo is now CLOSED for the season.
We will open for the season on Saturday, March 30, 2019, weather permitting.
Open Daily: closed to closed
Weekends: closed to closed
Seniors (Age 62+): $7.00
Children (Ages 1 to 12): $5.00