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Alpacas are small and easy to handle.

Alpacas are safe; they don't bite or butt. Even if they did, without incisors, horns, hoofs or claws, little harm can be done.

Alpacas are useful: they produce fine and valuable fleece as well as make wonderful pets.

Alpacas are intelligent, which makes them pleasant to be around and easy to train.

Alpacas are beautiful, come in 22 colors, and are clean and pleasant to be near.

Alpacas do not require butchering in order to be profitable.

Alpacas do not require special shelter or care.

Alpacas are considered disease-resistant animals, which lowers insurance and veterinarian costs.

Alpacas are adaptable to varied habitat, successfully being raised from Australia to Alaska and from 15,000 feet to sea level.

Alpacas are rare outside of South America and cannot be mass produced.

Alpacas require minimal fencing.

Alpacas can be pastured at 5-10 per acre.

Alpacas are easy to ship, which allow them to be traded across the country or around the world.

Alpacas have a relatively long and trouble-free reproductive life span.

Alpacas can be insured against loss.

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