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Goats Want to See You Smile, Says Adorable New Study

This new research shows that goats have a heightened sensitivity to human emotion – in other words, they love to see you smile.

Jon Stewart Helps Rescue Two Runaway Goats From NYC Subway Tracks

The former “Daily Show” host and his wife were delighted to help in the rescue of Willy and Billy the goats from the dangerous New York City subway lines.

Goats: The Surprising Solution to Saving a Country From Wildfires

These herds of goats are being employed by the government as the cutest possible means of preventing wildfires.

When Goats Get Themselves Stuck on Narrow Ledge of Bridge, Humans Come to Their Rescue

Two intrepid goats somehow got themselves stuck on an 8-inch beam over a Pennsylvania river earlier this week. Thankfully, there were some compassionate humans who were willing to help them out.

How Chickens and Goats Caused Likelihood of Child Marriage to Plummet by 90%

Caring for a chickens means a free supply of eggs that come with them – but for these sub-Saharan girls, they offer so much...

Dog Hailed as Hero After Refusing to Leave Goats Alone in Wildfires

As Robert Handel and his family drove away from their burning neighborhood, they were certain that their beloved dog Odin and their 8 goats...

Cop Herds Lost Goats into His Police Car, Finds Owners Using Cute Pics

These farm critters must have looked mighty suspicious if they got picked up by the cops. Sergeant Fitzpatrick of the Belfast Police Department in Maine...

Fighting America’s Invasive Plants: Eco-Goats to the Rescue

Invasive species have long been dealt with using a mixture of powerful chemicals and earth movers. But a new weapon has proven more powerful...

In East Coast Marshes, Goats Take On a Notorious Invader

For 30 years, countless man-hours and millions of dollars have been spent trying to tame a pernicious, invasive reed in the eastern U.S....
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O’Hare Airport Uses Barnyard Goats for Earth-friendly Mowing

One of the largest airports in the world, O'Hare International takes its  responsibility toward the environment seriously. Acres of green roofs have been installed...
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Two Minutes of Nothing But Goats Yelling Like Humans

You can not help but laugh while watching "Nothing but two minutes of goats yelling like humans", the original video montage that went viral...
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City Hires Goats to Clean Up Kudzu in Atlanta Park

Two dozen goats will be dining on 1.5 acres of land overrun by kudzu, an invasive, non-native vine sometimes called "the demon of the...

Goats Give Sickly Foal a Reason to Live

Two pet goats befriended a little orphan foal who previously was sickly and dying.  With the new friendship, the foal's health immediately improved...

US State Mows with Goats to Go Gently on Environment

Officials in Maryland have come up with an innovative, cost-saving way to protect the environment: they use goats to mow the grass. The...

Man is Responsible for Restoring Mobility to Over 20,000 Animals – and He Wants to Help Others Do the Same

This trailblazer is responsible for saving thousands of animals all over the world – from cats and dogs to elephants and kangaroos.

Young Couple Rescued From Crocodile-Infested Park After Writing ‘HELP’ in the Mud

This young couple had been trapped in the Australian outback for 26 hours before they were finally rescued thanks to their makeshift “HELP” sign.

Woman Shares Home With 90 Rescue Animals She Named After Lord of the Rings Characters

If anything can be said about this 31-year-old dog sitter from Georgia, it's that she loves animals and she loves Lord of the Rings.

Back Pain May Soon Be a Thing of the Past After Scientists Successfully Implant Lab-Grown Spinal Discs

For the first time ever, scientists have successfully implanted spinal discs grown from stem cells – and their research had exciting results.

Muslims in Town Adopt a Sacred Hindu Tenet So They Won’t Hurt the Feelings of Their Religious Neighbors

The Muslim residents of this district are not forced to abstain from their practice, rather they choose to do it out of respect for their Hindu neighbors.

When Man Fails to Save Blind Old Dog From Swimming Out to Sea, Crew Comes to the Rescue

This lucky Border Collie was in grave danger after he suddenly “took it in his head to swim to the Isle of Wight” earlier this week.