People might say it’s a slow news day when a “high speed” chase involving two llamas takes over the media, but let’s get real: two llamas were just involved in a high speed chase. Of COURSE we wanted to watch all of that llama drama unfold.
So did the rest of the Internet it seems.
When two llamas dashed in and out of traffic in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday afternoon, the event not only shut down the freeway and made local news but it also made international news. Before long, the Internet with gripped with hashtags like #LlamasOnTheLoose. Naturally, it quickly became a trending topic too, with plenty of memes, videos and snarky remarks to follow.
It all came to an end not too long after it started, when authorities were able to lasso the creatures and herd them back to safety. Still, if nothing else it was an amusing afternoon: