Height & Weight

The average Llama has an overall height of 67"-71" (5’7”-5’11”) | 1.7-1.8 m, withers (shoulder) height of 48"-53" (4’-4’5”) | 1.2-1.3 m, and body length of 72"-78" (6’-6’6”) | 1.8-2.0 m. A typical Llama weighs between 290-440 lb | 130-200 kg and has a lifespan of roughly 15-25 years.

Sleep & Food

Llamas are herbivores which mean they eat only plants, such as ferns, hay, and grass. A llama can eat up to 6 pounds of hay in a single day. Llamas are diurnal and will sleep at night, taking short naps in the day.

Fun Fact

• Llamas come in a range of solid and spotted colors including black, gray, beige, brown, red and white. • Llamas make excellent guards for herds of small animals. They are very social and will 'adopt' a group of sheep or goats as their own herd. • Llamas are smart. • Llamas are the camel's hippie cousins. • One of the ways llamas communicate is by humming.