Anderson Cooper Meets His Furriest Fan: A Llama!

Roger Wong/INF

updated 09/29/2011 AT 12:00 PM ET

originally published 09/29/2011 AT 1:30 PM ET

It’s a jungle out there – and Anderson Cooper knows this better than anyone. The reason? He was greeted by a llama on Wednesday outside David Letterman’s New York City studio.

“Strange who u meet on NY streets,” he Tweeted, adding a photo of himself standing next to the fluffy white creature.

The llama, who Cooper petted in the green room before his interview with Letterman, was a pal of animal expert Jack Hanna, a guest the previous evening.

During their chat, Cooper and Letterman argued over whether or not the late-night host had been invited to appear on the CNN anchor’s new daytime talk show.

“I think I would know if I’d been invited,” Letterman quipped.

“I said, You know what? Dave’s too busy but I’ll come and see Dave on his show and sit in a room with a llama,” Anderson joked.

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