SONORA (CBS13) — Law enforcement officers are unsure if it’s an alpaca or llama, but they do know it was on the run in Tuolumne County.
On Monday, officers from California Highway Patrol’s Sonora division had to try and chase down a creature that decided to go on a run down Highway 49.READ MORE: Who Is Mark Lavea, Suspect Killed In San Andreas Hostage Situation?
Officers say a neighbor who had some experience with these kinds of animals was able to get it to go into a fenced area off the highway to prevent it from getting hit by a car.READ MORE: Trap, Tag, Haze: New Efforts To Get Bears To Behave In Tahoe Area
Exactly where it escaped from is not clear, but authorities are now trying to find its owner.MORE NEWS: Yuba City Neighborhood 'Traumatized' After High Speed Drivers Repeatedly Crash Into Homes
Anyone who recognizes the animal is urged to call Tuolumne County Animal Control at (209) 694-2730.