No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood

  • Scores of goats much on the flora and fauna in a residential area of Boise, Idaho, Friday, Aug 3, 2018. About 100 escaped goats munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city on Friday morning before being rounded up and hauled away. (Ruth Brown/Idaho Statesman via AP) Ruth Brown

Associated Press
Published: 8/5/2018 7:45:45 PM

BOISE, Idaho — About 100 escaped goats have munched on manicured lawns in Idaho’s capital city before being rounded up and hauled away.

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.

It’s not clear where the goats came from or how they got loose.

Goats are sometimes let loose in the nearby Boise foothills to eat wild plants and reduce wildfire threats.


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