Arsene, a teenage llama wants to go see humans, so he decides to go from his home in the Andes to New York City! In Mexico, he meets a rat that plays a dirty trick on Arsene and leads him to San Francisco. The rat, known as Felix, abandons Arsene and heads back to Mexico. Arsene finally makes it to New York but is trapped in a zoo. He makes some animal friends who help him to escape and get back to the Andes.