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Llama vs. Alpaca:

 

Larger, average weight 250 - 500 lbs

Llama

2

Llama vs. Alpaca:

 

Head shorter, square nose, ears straighter and more erect

Alpaca

3

Llama vs. Alpaca:

Fiber is more coarse, large diameter

Llama

4

Llama vs. Alpaca:

 

Guard hairs present in undercoat

Llama

5

Intact male camelid

Male, macho, stud

6

Castrated male camelid

Gelding

7

Unweaned male or female camelid

Cria

8

Weaned male or female camelid

Juvenile

9

Act of giving birth in camelids

Criation or birthing

10

Haircoat in camelids

FIBER (not fleece or wool)

11

Llama/Alpaca crossbreed

Huarizo

12

What are the 2 Alpaca subtypes?

Hyacaya

Suri (lack of crimp to fiber- ringlets)

13

The name for when a camelid is laying sternal with

front legs tucked

CUSH

 

sitting down, evasive behavior, seen with breeding

14

_______ teeth are present in both males and females;

represent the upper third vestigial incisor

and upper and lower canines

FIGHTING

15

Camelids lack these teeth in the upper arcade

Incisors

16

Llamas vs. Alpacas:

 

Incisors grow continously

ALPACAS only

17

Eye color of camelids is generally ________.

 

Blue less desirable- link to deafness

brown

18

The opening between the nasal cavity and nasopharynx is known as the

_________

choanae

19

The rostral 1/2 of nasal planum in camelids is cartilage

making them _____________ breathers

OBLIGATE NASAL breathers

20

This anatomical characteristic in camelids is present on the

dorsal nasopharynx, making endotracheal intubation difficult

Nasopharyngeal diverticulum

21

Camelids lack a true

_______  _______ vein

external jugular vein

22

Camelids lack a true external jugular vein,

but the internal jugular vein is present in the same location.

 

Which side is larger?

RIGHT internal jugular vein is larger than the left

23

Camelids have _______ pairs of ribs

12

24

Thoracocentesis in camelids is performed between the 

_______ intercostal space, 2-4cm dorsal to the costochondral junction

6th or 7th ICS

25

In regards to the GIT, Camelids are modified ruminants with

_______ stomach compartments

3

26

Which stomach compartment in camelids is the

largest, rumen-like; more secretory (bicarb and mucous)

Compartment 1

27

These 2 stomach compartments in camelids combined

function like the reticulum, omasum, and abomasum

C2 and C3

28

Only this compartment secretes acid in the camelid GIT

C3

29

How many rumenations per minute are normal in camelids?

3 - 4 per minute

 

(occur in the opposite direction of cattle)

30

T/F:

camelids do not have a gall bladder

TRUE