The many colors of alpaca: If you've never worn alpaca wool clothing, you're missing something special. Alpaca fibre is reknowned for its fineness, lightweight, lustre, and superb insulating quality (7X that of wool) and is priced accordingly Those who can’t wear other kinda of wool can wear Alpaca due to the absence of "prickle factor" & lanolin that's found in sheep’s wool. Except for mohair, Alpacas produce the world's strongest animal fibre, with wool that comes in 22 natural colours - thus the variation of the animals here.
Alpacas are super-interesting creatures, indigenous to South America's High Andes Mountains, notably Peru, Bolivia, and Chile.. They were a cherished part of ancient Inca civilization and played a central role in Incan culture. Alpacas have been domesticated for over 5,000 years and their cashmere-soft fleece - once reserved for Inca royalty - is highly prized by the weavers, knitters & fashion designers.
Alpacas are super-cool: gentle & easy to handle, they enjoy children, are amazingly alert and quickly learn to halter and lead. They're calm, social animals that constantly communicate with each other via body posture, tail & ear movements, and various sounds (usually a soft humming). They're fine travelling long distances in trailers or trucks, and don't kick or spit unless provoked. I partcularly like the smiley face they have when looking at you ... .