Derek Powazek has a lovely photo-essay on his blog about meeting baby goats in Lompoc, California. "The Kids are Alright." [Photo: Derek Powazek]
[video link]. The goat's name is "Happy," of course. (thanks, Clayton Cubitt)
Government investigators suspected that goats may have been used to bribe locals in Afghanistan
, but found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the goat-giving program. [Muckrock]
Photo: Ali Jarekji / Reuters
Wasieef, a Maaz Al Shami (Damascene goat), won the first prize for the "Most Beautiful Goat" title in the female category at a recent event in Amman, Jordan. The Mazayen al-Maaz competition was the first such event held in the desert kingdom. If you would like to see Wasieef looking right at you, a portrait is after the jump.
Read the rest