Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"
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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

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Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Linda Wertheimer. Yesterday, we brought you news of sheep living in a cafe - today, llamas on the run. Two critters escaped near Phoenix. TV choppers went live on the getaway as they dodged cars and captors. And when the two llamas were safely lassoed, Arizona Senator John McCain tweeted, glad that #LlamaDrama2015 has been peacefully resolved. It's MORNING EDITION.

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