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Alpaca, Huacaya type
Alpaca, Huacaya type

Huacaya type alpacas. Note the loft (fluffiness) of the fiber, the fiber coverage on the legs, and the spear-shaped ears. This group shows some, but not all, of the variety of colors of alpacas.

Courtesy of Dr. Bradford B. Smith and Dr. Karen I. Timm.