On Thursday at approximately 3 pm ET, some llamas (or alpacas?) got on a main thoroughfare in Sun City, Arizona. Their chase captivated a nation.
When it comes to comfort and rehabilitation, llamas aren't the first animals I think of. Warm puppies, soft bunnies, and spitting llamas? Well, apparently I was several shades of wrong because therapy llamas are here, they're awesome, they're wonderful, so don't fuck with them. Or they'll spit on you.
The owner of a Nebraska ranch turned over nineteen llamas, twelve cats, and a puppy to the Humane Society last week after acknowledging that she was no longer able to care for the animals. Fourteen llamas were pregnant. The llamas will be sent to sanctuaries in Colorado and Illinois, but questions remain about the…
Homer the Llama has been rescued by two mountain climbers after he was spotted wandering around Pikes Peak for nearly a month, where, according to the AP, he tried "unsuccessfully to make friends with a herd of bighorn sheep." [AP]