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Roadside Attractions: Goats on the Bay

08 Aug

They’re baa-ck! The city has brought back the goats to clear the brush along the Palo Alto Baylands. I was sooo tempted to pet this guy, but I didn’t want to be the idiot at Urgent Care having to explain how I got bit. He was bleating and prancing around as I rolled down the Bay Trail. When I stopped he kept pushing through the fence to get closer to me. I’ve never seen one so friendly before.

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Meanwhile, the rest of the herd stayed focused on the task at hand.

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I love the fact that they’re using a natural method to control the undergrowth vs. loud, exhaust spewing machinery.

Is it just me, or are goats really really cute?

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3 Comments

Posted by on August 8, 2011 in Around Town

 

3 responses to “Roadside Attractions: Goats on the Bay

  1. Katie Schoben

    August 10, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    I want to be a goat farmer in my next life. Great photos!

     
  2. ladyfleur

    August 10, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I had heard that goats can be very affectionate like dogs, but I’d never seen it before. Maybe we should go goat packing in the Sierras. It would be much easier than carrying everything ourselves and more fun than horses. http://earthdancers.com/goats.htm

     
  3. Cindy

    August 10, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    I agree, they’re very cute!

     

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