Florida Headlines Of The Day

Two headlines from the one state in the Union that seems to be giving us the most bizarre news these days:

Llama Busts Loose In Florida, Subdued With Taser


Tranquilizer used to capture Florida kangaroo on the run

Seriously, guys, what the heck is going on down there?

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  1. John Burgess says:

    We just can’t raise boas and pythons fast enough. Nor alligators or crocodiles. Snowbirds are absolutely no help as predators.

  2. CSK says:

    You don’t want to get too close to a llama. They spit green slime–and they have a long trajectory.

  3. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Boy. If that is how they treat llamas and kangaroos down there, I wonder what they do to Democrats?

  4. rudderpedals says:

    @OzarkHillbilly: I wonder what they do to Democrats?

    See my avatar? Before I moved here I used to like Robert Redford.

  5. EddieInCA says:

    15% Los Angeles + 15% New York City + 70% Alabama = 100% Florida.