I'm talking about this guy:
This is my friend Marj's llama. Isn't he awesome? I couldn't wait to meet him on my visit to Maine. I've never seen a llama up close and in person. (Oh, by the way --- he already had the name Elmo when Marj got him. I knew she would want you to know that!)
Llamas are great livestock protectors. Apparently, Elmo is no exception. These are his "girls" and he takes his job protecting them seriously.
And she was right. No llama hugging occurred. All I got was this:
And this was as close as he'd let me get.