Sheep use their brains to avoid dehydration. A new study shows they can dramatically reduce water loss by using their brain's built-in heat exchange system to cool down their blood. When sufficiently calm, sheep can save up to 80% of daily water intake by using this method.
Spoiler alert: Yes. Yes he can. Except for one kid, who stubbornly refuses to be herded. You go, little goat. Refuse to follow the herd! Be your own... goat.
You might assume, by virtue of being called the "common reed," that it's a common element of Eastern United States marshes. And you'd be right. But the common reed is an invader from the Old World, and it must be stamped out. Kill it with fire, etc.
Nothing recaptures the majesty of Jurassic Park's main theme better than a pack of screaming goats. Welcome to Jurassic Goat.
It's Friday! Let's celebrate by watching a baby goat stampede. Captured by the folks at Sunflower Farm in Maine, this is what it looks like when 44 baby goats want to go on a run. ADORABLE.
Hear that? It's the sound of 16 itty bitty goat hooves skittering across a hardwood floor. Incidentally, it's also the sound of sheer, unadulterated joy.
Five-foot fence? Please. Parkour goat's got this.
And the award for most adorable thing you'll see today goes to this video of a pig saving a baby goat from drowning at a petting zoo. (NO THANKS TO YOU, MISTER CAMERAMAN.) Here's your chance to watch it before your friends do. And then watch it again. And again. Something tells us this little piggy's gonna be…
Baby goats, or "kids," can typically stand and walk within fifteen minutes of birth. And if Buttermilk Sky*, the rambunctious little Nigerian dwarf kid featured up top, is any indication, they are fully capable of being complete and total assholes by around five weeks of age. Absurdly adorable assholes, but…
Unlike Sasquatch or Ogopogo, the Goatman is a largely unheralded cryptid whose half-man, half-goat exploits are primarily confined to Maryland state borders. Fortunately for all you self-avowed Goatmaniacs out there, the Goatman has popped up recently in Weber County, Utah, where a photographer shot him clambering…
"The overflight produced a noise that was even impressive to the human observers."
Humans can erect walls hundreds of feet high, but they can't keep the Alpine ibex from climbing over. Check out these insane pictures of the mountain-dwelling creatures scaling the Cingino Dam, licking salty minerals off the rock faces.