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CHP officers wrangle herd of alpacas in Santa Barbara

Posted at 8:30 PM, Apr 07, 2019

CHP Officers in Santa Barbara received a call about some loose alpacas exploring Hope Ranch on Sunday.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services knew that if you catch one alpaca, the rest will follow because they are pack animals.

CHP Officer Youngblood and animal control successfully placed a rope around one alpaca and two of its companions followed along as the group walked towards ranch properties.

Posted by CHP – Santa Barbara on Sunday, April 7, 2019

The alpacas, unhurt, were soon returned to the owner.