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One of our newest baby alpacas is named after a very dear person in the Alpacas of Montana family, Juan Escobedo. Read about Juan and meet the new baby alpaca, Escobedo.
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Pete is a farm favorite. You probably know Pete from many of our photoshoots or from the video of Pete on the basketball court where he was the star. On this week's Alpaca Meet and Greet we get to know Pete!
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Wowesha, a seasoned mother at Alpacas of Montana had a few complications and a harder birth than any of us expected. Read here to learn about the story and for updates on mom and baby!
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Meet Cowboy, the first baby alpaca to ever be born at Alpacas of Montana! His mom was one feisty lady who showed James who was boss and Cowboy has had a fainting goat stint...
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Little Nicky Noodle was born with windswept legs and needed some special attention. Read now to learn more about how as a two year old baby alpaca he swallowed a foot and a half long tube whole (and where the tube is now).
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Little LeRoy Brown had an unusual and chaotic birth. He was born outside of normal birthing hours and a month too early. Read now to explore how LeRoy's birth was a learning opportunity for James and Sarah, where he is now and for some good "what not to do"s of alpaca birthing!
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Read now to learn how a sweet young alpaca named Josette got the name Scary Carrie and showed Alpacas of Montana owner James exactly what it's like to be spit on by an alpaca--especially in places no one wants to be.
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Lucy wasn't only found in the woods, she also survived a mock mountain lion attack, scared the heck out of owner James and made a new best friend named Homeboy. Read all about it here!
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The Alpacas of Montana phone line receives all sorts of interesting calls from people across the world, but never before had we received a call about wild alpacas. Someone in Whitehall, Montana found our number on the internet and gave us a ring wondering if we’d have any idea about what to do with nearly 2 dozen wild alpacas that were roaming the National Forest Land.

 Read about how this strange phone call turned into new herd members, a great llama named Lucy and more!

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Argus is a very decorated alpaca with one big personality. Wherever he goes, he tries to be the top dog--well, alpaca. From a young age Argus has been competing in shows around the country as a beautiful silver gray alpaca. He's won national competitions, endured several ACL injuries as a result of his rambunctious personality and is a vital part of our herd. Read his story now!
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Welcome to our Alpacas of Montana meet and greet! Since we cannot currently host farm tours because of COVID-19, we will be introducing a different alpaca from our farm and telling their story on the blog every other week in effort to connect you all with our herd until we can be in person again. Without further ado, meet Mercedes! 

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