This small relative of the camel has a slender body, lanky legs and a long neck, and is covered from head to toe in soft fleece.
Researchers believe that the alpaca was developed through selective breeding more than 6,000 years ago! It was domesticated by the Andean people centuries before the Incas as a source of fuel, meat and fiber.
Bonus: Alpacas have no top front teeth. Their upper and lower incisors and lower canines develop into fighting teeth, or fangs, that can be more than an inch long.
2. Channel catfish are covered in taste buds.
Catfish don’t just taste with their mouths; their bodies are covered in taste receptors that help them locate food in muddy, murky water! The highest concentration of taste receptors is on the catfish’s barbels, or whiskers.