Alpaca is native to the Andes at an altitude of 4,000 to 6,500 meters and was widely distributed in the South American continent.
Particularly harsh natural environment and nowhere to hide hiding conditions to cultivate the extreme adaptability of alpacas, the general living in -18 ℃ to 22 ℃ temperature environment, feeding on alpine thorn plants.
For high altitude and arid desert areas have good adaptability, both the advantages of yaks and camels, better than the sheep to protect the ecological environment of grasslands.
The current alpaca is a hybrid of the original camel and the llama, and has been artificially domesticated for more than 6,000 years. They are an integral part of the Andean civilization as well as a manifestation of their civilized way of life. Inca people include alpacas in their religious and religious culture.