Amused commuters make room for llama on train trip to Wizard Con


"No Drama Llama" Brings Smiles to Portland Commuters

- A llama named Caesar hopped aboard a light rail train in Portland last weekend for a ride to Wizard Con as amused commuters made room for the four-legged animal.

>> Read more trending news 

Several riders took pictures of Caesar, who was heading to the Oregon Convention Center with his handler, Larry McCool. McCool told Oregon Live that the llama tends to bring a smile to even the sternest of faces.

But transit officials weren’t smiling.

“While we appreciate that Caeser is promoted as ‘The No Drama Llama,’ and that he apparently was well-behaved during his ride, TriMet policy only allows service animals on TriMet vehicles,” spokesman Tim Becker said in an email to the news site.

>> Trending: World’s largest bee, nightmarishly massive, not extinct after all

The llama does provide a service, according to its website. Caesar is for hire for charity, business or personal events and parties where hosts are “looking for a fun and unique guest star.” The website also says Caesar performs at charitable events for free.




Amused commuters make room for llama on train trip to Wizard Con

A llama, similar to this one, hopped on a commuter train in Portland last weekend for a lift to the convention center. Transit officials weren't happy about and later barred the llama from riding the trains again.


Easy Videos

EASY Veterans' Resources

Mobile Apps

Everything you love about and more! Tap on any of the buttons below to download our app.


Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!