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Llamas Elude Capture In Arizona

By James Gerken

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UPDATE: Both llamas have been brought into custody.


Two llamas were eluding capture in the Phoenix suburb of Sun City, Arizona on Thursday, frustrating local authorities and providing entertainment for countless Twitter users. One of the llamas was caught by around 1:15 p.m. local time.

Local news affiliates are live-streaming the llama pursuit and it does not disappoint.

#Serial Season 2: Llamas On The Loose

— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) February 26, 2015

It was not immediately clear where the llamas came from or who owned them.

CBS News has dubbed the affair “Llama Drama” and “Llamas Unleashed.”


Llamas still on the llam.

— Cooper Fleishman (@_Cooper) February 26, 2015

Someone please send the city of Phoenix some nets ASAP

— Colin Campbell (@BKcolin) February 26, 2015

This post has been updated to reflect that both llamas have been wrangled.

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