The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Let me tell you that living here in the Welsh Valleys is not a bad place to grow up at all, we have stunning views, amazing friendly people and of course sheep. But something else we do have is goats! Many people will buy them as pets and let them run around free in the wild commons we have here. And the other day I do not lie, I saw a goat in a tree! Well I thought I was losing the plot,  but it seems goats are one of the words best climbers! So let me show you the madness I saw as I bring you…

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

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The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goats Climbing onto a camels back

10 – I would love to know what that camel is thinking right now.

FACT: Goats have 24 molars and 8 incisors, but strangely do not have teeth in their upper front jaw!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat Climbing on rocks when he shouldn’t.

9 – Born to be bad!

FACT: Think a bearded goat is a male? Think again because both male and female goats can have beards! (just like my nan!)

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goats Climbing wall outside window

8 – “Just get in there Doug, grab the cabbage from the fridge and let’s get out of here!”

FACT: Although they will often grab and chew anything they can get, most goats do not eat clothing or paper feed bags because they are selective eaters!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat telling mountain climber how to do it.

7 – “You used ropes to get up here? I am sorry to hear that.”

FACT: Goats with horns and without horns are not different breeds, goats can be born with or without horns in any breed! It is just down to chance and maybe good genes.

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat on top of horse

6 – “What a handy place to put a stepladder!”

FACT: The breeding age for a male goat is between 8-10 months, but unlike most other young breeding animals the length of pregnancy in does is about 155 days!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat on car

5 – The Urban Explorer

FACT: The heart rate of a goat is on average 135 beats per minute( that works out at 15 breaths per minute), almost the same as a rabbit!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Mountain Goats Climbing a mountain

4 – Climbing Level Assessment: EXPERT!

FACT: Goat’s milk is easily digestible and less allergenic than cow’s milk, in fact it is higher in calcium, vitamin A and niacin as well!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat Climbing Dam

3 – The X-Games of goat climbing. These are last years winners.

FACT: Mahatma Gandhi consumed goat milk each and every day for 78 years of his life! And for those of you with a quick maths brain, Yes! He was even bottle fed it on day 1.

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goat On Stepladder

2 – “Safety Goat always likes to keep 3 points of contact while using access equipment.”

FACT: Poor little goats, it seems you will never see a goat cry because they don’t have tear ducts!

The World’s Top 10 Best Images of Climbing Goats

Goats in trees

1 – The World’s Best Climbing Goats all live in Morocco

FACT: It is widely thought that when goat herders noticed the animals acting very energetic after nibbling on a certain plant they started to make drinks from it. That plant was a coffee plant and the worlds first coffee was made! It seems we really do owe a lot to goats indeed.

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  2. Russell,
    I loved your post! I hope someday I get to shoot something worthy of making your top ten! I love seeing amazing animals do what they are born to do! I sent you to my Facebook page.
    Jeanne