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Goat Steals Files From
Dec 5, 2021 10:15 AM CST
Goat Steals Files From Government Office
- A goat in India was recently caught on camera doing all it could to cut through bureaucratic red tape. In a move anyone who's ever had to get in line to retrieve government documents might call heroic, the ungulate entered the Panchayat Secretary office in Chaubepur, Kanpur on Wednesday...
'Goat Kills Grizzly'
Isn't the Headline
Sep 21, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
'Goat Kills Grizzly' Isn't the Headline We Expected
But it's the headline we're getting out of Canada, thanks to one goat's apparently deadly horns
- If we were betting folks and had to wager on a fight between a mountain goat and a grizzly bear, it seems obvious where the safe money would land. But in what the
calls a "rare turn of events," the GOAT title in this case out of...
Be Careful What You Wish For
When You Enter Hawaii Lottery
Jul 14, 2021 2:37 PM CDT
Be Careful What You Wish For When You Enter Hawaii Lottery
Lucky winners get stuck with a herd of invasive goats
- Close your eyes. Picture you’re in Hawaii, on the Big Island. You’ve entered a lottery. You won! What do you want? A dream vacation? A luxury car? A mansion? How about a goat? An actual goat, not a Lebron-style GOAT. How about a wild goat that has invaded...
Tesla Just Turned Its Cars
Into Giant Boomboxes
Dec 29, 2020 8:17 AM CST
Tesla Just Turned Its Cars Into Giant Boomboxes
Software update produces such car horn sounds as applause, bleating goats, and, yes, farting
- Ever wanted to express your displeasure at fellow drivers by farting at them? If you're the owner of a Tesla, your dream may have just come true. Announced by company CEO Elon Musk on Christmas Day, the newest software update from the electric car manufacturer features "Boombox" mode,...
Cops: 'OK 2020, It Only Took
You 4.5 Hours to Get Weird'
Jan 3, 2020 4:14 AM CST
Cops: 'OK 2020, It Only Took You 4.5 Hours to Get Weird'
Oklahoma police say man, goat taken on terrifying 3-state drive
- A man stole a pickup truck with a sleeping passenger and a goat inside it and drove it all the way from Missouri to Oklahoma before releasing the terrified victim and animal and eventually being arrested, authorities say. According to an arrest report, two men in the truck parked outside...
Troopers Searched the Fish
Box. There Wasn't Fish Inside
Nov 23, 2019 5:30 AM CST
Troopers Searched the Fish Box. There Wasn't Fish Inside
Cenen Placencia accused of trying to smuggle $400K of drugs in spoiled goat intestines
- An Alaska man found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport has been arrested. Per the AP , Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport, authorities said. Investigators with Alaska State Troopers searched a large fish box the 71-year-old...
Oct 31, 2019 6:31 AM CDT
'Darn Smart' Idea Helped Save Reagan Library
Goats ate vegetation around library, fending off flames
- As a new wildfire started up in California's hillsides this week, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library became a target—and officials are now patting themselves on the back for a "darn smart" idea that may have helped save it. CNN reports that the Easy Fire kicked up on...
Tiny Island's Crisis: Goats
Oct 6, 2019 9:55 AM CDT
Tiny Island's Crisis: Goats
Greek island of Samothraki is overrun by the critters, facing erosion crisis
- With oak and chestnut forests, waterfalls, and rugged coastline, Samothraki has a wild beauty and a remoteness that sets it apart from other Greek islands. There are no package holidays here or even a reliable ferry service to the mainland. Island authorities hope to achieve UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status. Yet,...
Ivy League Dorm to Stop
Skinning, Roasting Goat
Apr 17, 2019 11:33 AM CDT
Ivy League Dorm to Stop Skinning, Roasting Goat
Harvard is ending decades-old tradition over health concerns, student discomfort
- A Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard, per the AP . The
student newspaper reports that Dunster House Faculty Deans Cheryl Chen and Sean Kelly informed students of the decision in an email last week, citing student...
to Save NYC
Aug 21, 2018 4:56 AM CDT
Jon Stewart Steps Up to Save NYC Subway Goats
He helped get escaped animals to sanctuary
- Jon Stewart came to the rescue Monday when New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority found what it called some "very baaaaad boys" munching grass on a subway track in Brooklyn, the
New York Times
reports. The MTA tweeted a photo of two goats, which had apparently escaped from...
Dozens of Goats
Munch on Pretty Lawns
Aug 3, 2018 5:10 PM CDT
Dozens of Goats Munch on Pretty Lawns
No kidding: Residents are surprised to see them
- About 100 escaped goats have munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city before being rounded up and hauled away, the AP reports. Multiple news outlets captured the goats calmly eating grass and shrubs in a Boise neighborhood Friday morning before a trailer arrived amid applause from neighborhood residents....
$10K Reward Offered for
Stolen Blind Baby Goat
Sep 13, 2017 11:35 AM CDT
$10K Reward Offered for Stolen Blind Baby Goat
Daisy's keepers want her back, 'no questions asked'
- Who would steal a blind baby goat? That's what Canadians are asking this week after heartless thieves snatched Daisy from an animal sanctuary. Rescued when she was a newborn, nearly dead after crows had pecked out her eyes, Daisy has passed her last few months wearing flower necklaces at...
Jul 13, 2017 7:50 PM CDT
Grievance Filed Over Mowing Goats on College Campus
Union isn't happy about goats at Western Michigan University
- A union has filed a grievance in response to Western Michigan University's hiring of goats to clear 15 acres of woodland on campus, the AP reports. According to the
, Kathi Babbit is the chief steward of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees local union....
Why This Airport Has to Fix
Its Goats and Bandits Problem
Feb 22, 2017 3:47 PM CST
Why This Airport Has to Fix Its Goats and Bandits Problem
Nigeria's Kaduna airport will temporarily accept all of Abuja airport's flights
- Next time you feel like ranting about LaGuardia or LAX, take a moment to give thanks you're not flying into Nigeria over the next few weeks (unless you are, in which case … sorry). Starting March 8, the airport in Kaduna will be servicing all travelers who previously flew...
People Are 'Losing Their
Minds' for Goat Yoga
Sep 17, 2016 4:44 PM CDT
People Are 'Losing Their Minds' for Goat Yoga
Somehow this isn't a 'Portlandia' sketch
- A farm in Albany, Oregon, is offering yoga classes with goats. Portland is probably mad it didn't think of it first. The
reports it all started when a yoga instructor asked if she could host a class on Lainey Morse's No Regrets Farm. Morse's six goats...
Pulls Off Escape
for Buddy Clydesdale
Aug 30, 2016 12:03 AM CDT
Crafty Goat Pulls Off Escape for Buddy Clydesdale
Budweiser went missing for 5 days thanks to a well-placed head-butt
- A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days, reports the AP . The nearly 1-ton horse named Budweiser, who goes by "Buddy," was safely wrangled back into...
Animal Couple Splits
Jan 31, 2016 12:33 PM CST
World's Oddest Animal Couple Splits
Timur the goat and Amur the tiger are no more
- A romance that enchanted Russia may be over: As the AP reports, Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have had a fight and aren't together anymore. In November, the goat was placed in the tiger's compound in a wildlife park near Vladivostok with the expectation that the...
Stolen Baby Goat
Has Been Found
Nov 5, 2015 2:44 PM CST
Stolen Baby Goat Has Been Found
GusGus is being reunited with his mother
- The baby pygmy goat that vanished from the Arizona State Fair has been found. Fair livestock director Karen Searle says a man walking his dog along a canal in Phoenix found GusGus and took him to a pet store, where an attentive worker called the State Fair. Searle says GusGus...
Dudes Devour 40-Pound
Goat to Break Cubs' Curse
Sep 23, 2015 12:51 PM CDT
Dudes Devour 40-Pound Goat to Break Cubs' Curse
Competitive eater and pals hope 'disgusting' meal gets Cubs to playoffs
- The Cubs beat the Brewers 4-0 last night , gaining ground toward a wild-card spot in the National League playoffs, and if Chicago wins tonight, they may have a goat to thank. For 69 years, 11 months, and 17 days, the MLB team has labored under "The Billy Goat Curse,...
Get Idaho Trail
Sep 14, 2015 5:40 PM CDT
Aggressive Goats Get Idaho Trail Closed
It seems they expect food from humans
- The US Forest Service has temporarily closed a northern Idaho hiking trail over concerns about aggressive mountain goats after one animal bit a hiker and others reportedly tried to head-butt or charge visitors. Scotchman Peak Trail, which leads to the summit of Bonner County's tallest mountain, was closed Friday,...
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