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This was taken at the farm up the street from my house where the circus and movie animals are kept.  I believe these are Alpacas.  I took this one right before the winter set in last year.  Who knew at that time what a tough winter we were in for and that we would still be having snow in April!


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Gary Coles
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
Latin America Real Estate

Debra, Your photo is really cute.  It does look like they were prepared for a tough winter.

Apr 13, 2011 06:59 PM #6
Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR
BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253 - Davie, FL
Top Listing Broker

Great picture Debra - and yes, I do have a brush. I am on my way to take care of this for you. :)

Apr 13, 2011 07:13 PM #7
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Debra, I don't know the difference between alpacas and llamas, but nice shots

Apr 13, 2011 07:15 PM #8
Ted Tyrrell
DFH Real Estate Ltd. - Victoria, BC
Selling Homes in Beautiful Victoria

How can you tell these little beauties are related to the camel? Cute photo.

Apr 13, 2011 08:04 PM #9
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Cute photo, Debra.  When I read some of the comments, I had more questions and learned something.  Namely, I don't know the difference between alpacas and llamas either.  I think alpacas may be woolier.  I also hadn't contemplated that they may be related to the camel, but when I look at them, I can see a resemblance in the head.

Apr 13, 2011 08:25 PM #10
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Hurt, VA

Debra-Need a BIG brush with that one. Smiling.

Apr 13, 2011 09:15 PM #11

Howdy and evening to you Debra

Debra, this sure is a mighty fine photo of those two Alpacas!!!
There are two different alpacas types, the suri and the huacaya. The suri has fiber that grows quite long and forms silky, pencil-like locks. The huacaya has a shorter, dense, crimpy fleece, giving it a very woolly appearance.

Your mighty fine blog post has been Featured in the Wild Wednesday group!!!


Have a good one

Dale in New Hampshire

Apr 13, 2011 09:25 PM #12
Gretchen & Mel Ahrens
ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com - Hood River, OR

Be sure the brush has a long handle - they can be mean. Friends had a couple of them - went to the corral to watch them and they spit all over us.  Stay back.


Apr 13, 2011 09:25 PM #13
Toni Weidman
Re/Max Sunset Realty - Trinity, FL
23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Debra - it has been so windy here for the last few days that I'm sure I looked like that too. Cute shot! He looks insulted :)

Apr 14, 2011 12:01 PM #14
William Johnson
RE/MAX Associates - San Diego, CA
San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE

Hi Debra, That made me laugh out loud. Too funny and a great caption. Loved it! A feel good moment.

Apr 14, 2011 03:12 PM #15
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Debra I love it.  Animals can always make us smile.

How was RainCamp?


Apr 14, 2011 11:31 PM #16
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist

Llamas!! I love these guys! when teaching Art classes I had one student would always draw his version of a llama, very cute indeed :)

Apr 15, 2011 07:42 AM #17
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist

ooowait....it was an Alpaca!!

Apr 15, 2011 07:43 AM #18
Joshua Zargari
MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating - Lynbrook, NY
MJ Decorators Workshop

A great shot Debra.

Apr 15, 2011 09:56 AM #19
Todd Clark
Keller Williams Realty - Beaverton, OR
Broker - Beaverton, Oregon Real Estate Expert - (503) 524-9494

I like alpacas, there fur is so, so soft. But, when I look at them, I always think they look like they are wearing a toupee.

Apr 16, 2011 09:36 PM #20
Mary Douglas
United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado - Red Feather Lakes, CO
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Hi Debra, I love their goofy grins and beautiful eyes.  This photo made me smile, a brush? LOL!

Apr 16, 2011 11:19 PM #21
Debbie Walsh
Keller Williams Realty - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000

Wanda, John, Patricia, Carl & Ceil, Hannah, Gary, Ed, Ted, Sharon, Laura, Joshua & Mary-Thank you for stopping by today and commenting.  I am glad you enjoyed the photo as much as I did!

Patty-  :D  That explains all of them looking so tidy this week!  (LMAO)

Myrl-I don't know too much about them either.  I do know that Llamas are much bigger than Alpacas.  I think they both spit.  LOL  Both are raised around here and are supposed to be big money makers.

Dale-THANK YOU!!  I didn't know about the different types.  Thanks for the info!

Mel-I knew they could spit but I have never seen one do it.  I have seen Camels and Llamas do it plenty of times.  I will have to remind myself that about the Alpacas!.

William-I took this shot kind of spur of the moment because he kept turning away and got lucky.  :-)

Jennifer-I never made it to Raincamp.  :-(  BOO HOOO!

Todd-After I read this I had to go back up and look at the picture.  I will never be able to look at an Alpaca again with out cracking up!  Thanks for that!!!!  I love it!

Apr 17, 2011 10:57 AM #22
Elyse Berman, PA, ABR, GRI, Realtor
Realty Associates Florida Properties, Boca Raton, FL - Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton, Florida 561-716-7824

Debbie,  That alpaca is looking dead on at you or the camera.  It's a great shot!

Apr 22, 2011 11:05 PM #23

That one on the left must be a female because it looks like she is puckering up for a kiss! lol

Jun 27, 2011 06:59 PM #24
Debbie Walsh
Keller Williams Realty - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000

Elyse-Thank you!  It was me-I think it was saying Hey I need privacy!


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