Runaway Llamas Stop Traffic

Therapy llamas visiting an elderly care home in Phoenix made a break for it, stopping traffic and outsmarting people trying to catch them.
1:23 | 02/27/15

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And finally tonight here, we've seen countless high speed chases play out with cameras overhead, but hardly a chase like this one. Smarter than the average criminal, we think. And faster, too. Here's ABC's Clayton Sandell. Eastbound about two miles an hour in pursuit of these two. Reporter: For a few exhilarating minutes today, we were a nation united by llamas on the run. Specifically, a mother and baby, part of a group of therapy llamas visiting residents at a Phoenix elderly care home. Apparently, the llamas got spooked and made a break for it. Weaving through the streets, stopping traffic. This guy tries playing it cool. But barely misses the grab. That's when the calls start from people offering all kinds of advice. They said to feed the llamas pump KUNS and they will stop. Reporter: Faster even the llamas, an explosion of 220,000 llamas and photoshop match-ups. Finally, with some expertly thrown lassos, llamas Numbers one and two were back in custody. High fives all around. How long was the chase? 2 1/2 hours, three hours? Clayton Sandell, ABC news, Denver. And now you've seen it all. We hope to see you right back here to finish out the week tomorrow.

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