Baby Alpaca Teddy BearThis adorable teddy bear was handmade byskilled craftsmen in Peru with 100% real Alpaca Suri fur. No dyes were added; all natural Alpaca fur colors were used. It measures approx. 14 inches from ears to paw. It measures approx. 14 inches from ears to paw. Item # 12-223 U.S. shipping is USD 6.99. Canada shipping is 8.99. Australia shipping is 11.99. Worldwide shipping is 11.99. What is Baby Alpaca? The term "baby alpaca" refers to a type of alpaca fiber that is rare. It does NOT mean the fiber was taken from a baby (young) alpaca! Baby alpaca fiber typically comes from the first shearing of an alpaca, giving you the softest, most beautiful fiber the animal may ever produce. Why is Alpaca fiber valuable?
Alpaca fiber is classified as a rare specialty fiber. It is five times warmer than sheep wool fiber and more luxurious than cashmere. There are more than 22 natural colors of alpaca fleece. An infinite array of natural colors can be produced by blending these fibers. Alpaca fiber can also be easily worked. Alpaca fiber is strong and resilient and has more thermal capacity than almost any other animal fiber. The fiber actually contains microscopic air pockets that contribute to the creation of lightweight apparel with very high insulation value. ... read more