The Lama , actually Llama ( Auchenia lama ), is mainly found in Peru and thrives best on the high plains. It grows a little larger than the Guanaco and is characterized by the calluses on the chest and on the front of the wrist joint. The head is narrow and short, the lips are hairy, the ears short, the soles large. The color offers great differences: there are white, black, variegated, reddish brown and white spotted, dark brown, ocher, flame red and others. The adult animal reaches a height of 2.6 to 2.8 M., measured from the sole to the crown; the shoulder height is approximately 1.2 M.