Alpaca photobombs Tennessee couple’s engagement

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Everyone loves a good engagement story.

And, we all love a good photobomb.

Add in an alpaca, and you have a tale your friends will be hard-pressed to top.

Kevin Scanlon had been dating Bethany Rumley for a few years and decided it was time to pop the question.

So, last Saturday, he took his two kids and the woman he loves to the Hidden River Alpaca Farm in Franklin, Tennessee.

He told them it was for a family photo session.

Throughout the session, photographer John Myers had been petting the alpacas and feeding them pellets.

That’s an important fact that’ll reappear later.

Near the end of the session, the farm owners – Marc and Teresa Johnson – took the kids off on a tractor ride, so Scanlon can get on with his get-on-his-knees business.

“We had set up a feeding bucket, so the animals could come near them and I could get some good shots,” Myers said.

Scanlon proposed.

As Myers started inching closer to get better shots, one of the alpacas he’d been feeding pellets to – Mercedes is her name – figured she wanted more.

A photobomb was born.

“I could have moved left or right,” Myers said. “I kind of embraced the bomb.”

The farm is home to some 25 alpacas.

And, the curious one, Mercedes, is all of 1 years old, the owner said.

Oh, and Rumley said “Yes.”

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Don't Miss

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original


Follow @KFOR on Twitter