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Llama Wedding Guest
Mar 4, 2020 10:40 AM CST
Bride Vows Revenge Over Llama Wedding Guest
Her brother says $400 rental 'was worth it'
- Reddit users were so captivated by a photo of a well-dressed llama at a wedding, where the bride was visibly unamused, that it became the top overall post this week. As CNN reports, the backstory is even better. Ohio's Mendl Weinstock says he first told his sister, Riva, that...
to Have Lots
Apr 20, 2019 4:40 PM CDT
America Used to Have Lots of Llamas. And Now?
The llama market nearly vanished in recent years
- Notice fewer llamas around? You're onto something. The federal government says America's llama population has declined drastically from roughly 145,000 in 2002 to fewer than 40,000 in 2017, NBC News reports. Seems a market that once included wealthy athletes and high-flying celebs quietly slid off a...
Our Saviors From the Flu
Might Be ... Llamas
Nov 2, 2018 9:00 AM CDT
Our Saviors From the Flu Might Be ... Llamas
Scientists say their unique antibodies could lead to a universal vaccine
- The flu season is upon us, with the usual reminders to get your shot and the usual caveat that the vaccine is just a best guess—scientists' hope that it will match up well against the strains that actually surface. Now, however, a new study suggests that the guessing game...
Today's Internet Stars:
2 Fugitive Llamas
Feb 26, 2015 5:00 PM CST
Today's Internet Stars: 2 Fugitive Llamas
Pair in Arizona keep the masses amused
- If you were wondering why the actor Lorenzo Lamas was trending on Twitter today, it all has to do with a pair of runaway llamas in suburban Phoenix. The two animals led police and civilians on a lunch-hour chase around the streets of Sun City before they were finally lassoed,...
of Kids, Llamas
Oct 31, 2014 4:22 PM CDT
Dig Reveals Mass Sacrifice of Kids, Llamas
At least 42 children, 76 llamas killed in possible offering to the sea
- Physical anthropologist John Verano has seen plenty while working in Peru over the last 30 years. What he came across this summer in the village of Huanchaquito, however, is "not what we've seen before, especially on the coast," he says. Locals noticed bones poking out of a...
It Takes Taser,
6 Men to Catch
Jun 2, 2013 5:15 PM CDT
It Takes Taser, 6 Men to Catch Fugitive Llama
Scooter the llama causes police chase after breaking out of his pen
- When Scooter the llama busted out of his penned-in yard in Tallahassee, it took three county sheriff's deputies and a taser gun to get him back in again. The 6-foot-tall, 7-year-old llama outran the authorities in Tallahassee for a while, even leaping over a 4-foot fence to avoid capture,...
Oct 4, 2009 4:38 PM CDT
Footloose Llama Safe After Odyssey in Rockies
'Homer' spent about a month on the lam
- A llama who went on the lam in the Rocky Mountains is safe and sound after a month on his own. Christened "Homer" by a volunteer rescuer "because of his little odyssey," the 6-month-old has frostbitten ears but is otherwise in decent shape. Theories about the...
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