Are there different kinds of llamas?
No, but there are different kinds of camelids. The “lama” family consists of four branches: Alpacas, Guanacos, Llamas and Vicunas. Alpacas and llamas have been domesticated for approximately 4,000 years, whereas guanacos and vicunas are mostly found in herds in the wild.
What is a miniature llama?
A llama under 3 years of age may be registered only if its mother is a registered, mature, mini llama or the mother is registered foundation stock and the father is a registered mini llama. Llamas three years of age or older that measure no more than 38 inches at the withers may be registered as miniature llamas.