Asked in Wool
Where does alpaca wool come from?
Alpaca Wool comes from the llama-like animal called The Alpaca. There are tons of farms around the world that specialize in the breeding and harvesting of wool of Alpacas. To get the fibers off the animal, the animals is shaved, not killed, and the wool is sold to companies. ...
Asked in Farm Animals, Goats and Sheep, Animal Life
What is the Andean animal raised for its fine wool?
The alpaca,in the Andes, is the animal raised for its fine wool .
Asked in Mountains, Peru, Andes
What animal is native to the Andes mountains and considered a delicacy of Peru and Ecuador?
What is better an alpaca or a gibbon?
depends on which way you look at it. the gibbon fur is of far less value than that of the alpaca. Not even 1% of the alpaca. so if it is purely for making the dollar, go alpaca go. however, the gibbon will provide any budding zookeeper with hours of entertainment and companionship. note, the alpaca is also a very charming animal and so the real answer to this question is gibbon=alpaca. you could get the gibbons to shave the alpacas and then you wouldn't...