The place was literally lousy with llamas!
No, no, not that kind of lama, this kind-
Back in my 4-H days there was always a good selection of critters at these fairs, and this one had cows, sheep, chickens and rabbits, but no pigs, goats, ducks or horses. What they did have was about 5,000 llamas.
WTF? I thought llamas ended when everyone decided they had to have a
I'm not even sure what the Hell you do with a llama, aside from trying to keep the shaggy thing
Thrilling, eh? This may not sound exactly like bull riding, but the thing about llamas seems to be that you never know exactly
Oh yeah, and when a llama decides it is not going to do something? Forget it. They may not be very big, but they have a low center of gravity and big, camel-toed feet that they plant in the ground as if they were
And llamas spit.
So the question comes up again, why raise them? Well, they are cute as the dickens, and apparently you can use the hair to make yarn. And, although I could not be absolutely sure, as we were walking out of the arena I thought I heard the announcer, who was enumerating all the good things about llamas, utter the word "nutritious".
UPDATE: I have been informed that this post contains some
When I asked "intelligent in comparison to what?" she said "President Bush".
I stand corrected.