Met this fine goat in the Dolomites:
And also this wild goat-like «rupricapra»:
And milked these goats in the Piedmont region:
Coty Creighton, 33, spotted the goat man Sunday during his hike. He said he came across the herd, but noticed something odd about one goat that was trailing behind the rest.
“I thought maybe it was injured,” Creighton said Friday. “It just looked odd.”
He said he pulled out binoculars to get a closer look at the herd about 200 yards away and was shocked. The man appeared to be acting like a goat while wearing the crudely made costume, which had fake horns and a cloth mask with cut-out eye holes, Creighton said.
“I thought, ‘What is this guy doing?’ ” Creighton said. “He was actually on his hands and knees. He was climbing over rocks and bushes and pretty rough terrain on a steep hillside.”
Creighton said the man occasionally pulled up his mask, apparently trying to navigate the rocky terrain. The man then appeared to spot Creighton.
“He just stopped in his tracks and froze,” he said.
some shaggy bearded goats we saw this past weekend in Sardegna…
& the horror film montage:
Jess was in Kenya & Ethiopia last week visiting all sorts of goats. I didn’t get to go but this was my consolation prize she brought back (a bell made from a dried out goat scrotum).
I spotted some goats this morning running along route 66 outside of Tijeras, NM. Their leader was wearing a cowbell. I didn’t have my camera.