alpacas

My aunt and I spent a fun afternoon at a friend of a friend’s house getting to see their brand new baby alpaca (2 or 3 days old) while I was in Steamboat during my winter vacation.

mom & baby
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…the mom
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…the baby
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We also spent a little time visiting some of the young alpacas…
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This little guy (or gal) was my favorite! He was so curious, coming right up to me trying to check out my camera!
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More photos…

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Aren’t they precious?

This post has nothing to do with anything Irish… but still, I would like to wish everyone a Happy St. Paddy’s Day!!

4 thoughts on “alpacas

  1. Oh wow, the baby alpacas look so adorable! Thanks for sharing the pictures (: I think the white one is my favourite!
    Having grown up in Asia, I actually have no idea where alpacas live (although I presume it must be somewhere cold!). May I ask where these photos were taken?

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  2. Hi Sarah, Thanks! I took these photos right outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I believe alpacas are originally from higher altitude areas of South America. I also like the white one :)

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  3. Hi Girasoli, these guys and gals are so cute. They kind of look like llamas! And they have big eyes like the Highland cows. I love the expressions you captured in your photos. And you are very brave to go out in the snow to take their photos. :)
    Hope you had a wonderful time in Colorado and that you are having an awesome Spring so far.

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