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ABOUT INCA HERITAGE NYC
We are young wholesalers and retailers base in New York City. We specialize in luxury of Alpaca and Baby Alpaca, well known as Peruvian Cashmere. We are committed to timeless designs and superior qualities, each of our items are precisely crafted with hand finishing using the world’s finest fur and fibers from Peru.
The alpaca, with the scientific name Lama Pacos, is the most numerous of the four South American camelids. According to some researchers, the alpaca comes from the domestication of the vicuna, and lives in the high Andes of Peru and Bolivia. Peru has the 85% of population of alpacas around the world, that means 6 million alpacas living in the mountains.
The alpaca is an animal of fine appearance, harmonious in their walk, slender body covered with fiber which together are called fleece. Presents footpads feature that gives the condition of ecological animal to avoid damage the pasture, nor cause erosion. The alpaca as domestic species is brought up in herds, their main production is the fiber having any number of colors, from white to brown to black, also the color gray and roan.
The alpaca starts to play between 2 and 3 years old, has a gestation period of 11.5 months and produces one offspring a year.