Alpaca come from the Andes Mountain in South America. Suri are one type of alpaca that have long hair which sometimes resembles dreadlocks. This hair can come in any color, usually black, white, brown or red.
Alpaca resemble small llamas and only weigh about 145 pounds. They are used for wool, meat and milk production. Alpacas always go to the bathroom in the same spot and prefer to give birth to young before noon when it is the coolest part of the day.