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Old man walking his goat.

By Nigel_NZ
One for Silly Sunday, from the 2015 file.
We we were on one of many side trips down dusty tracks to the sea, as we passed through a group of holiday homes we noticed this old man and a goat walking the track to the shore, not often you see this, the goat was quite friendly but somewhat protective of the old man, more like a dog would be, so perhaps it's guardgoat ! !

Thanks to all who vote or comment on my pictures, much appreciated, cheers.

Tags: Beach Stick Old man Goat Pets and captive animals baggy shorts

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dales Plus
7 13 Australia
7 Mar 2021 7:02AM
Terrific find and capture Nigel , the things you find on travels Smile
Ian
HobbitDave Plus
14 10 10 England
7 Mar 2021 9:24AM
Love the idea of a goat, think Iíll get one! Great image here, very striking.

Dave.
Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
7 Mar 2021 2:08PM
An interesting and well captured scene.
IamDora 2 6 Canada
9 Mar 2021 11:55AM
That's a Saanen goat -originated in the Saanen Valley in Switzerland. A large goat, excellent milk producer. Goats are herd animals and if they don't have at least one other goat they will make a herd of whatever they can. Horses are their favourite but a human will do.

I had 200 goats at one time; 98 milking. New Zealand was always on my bucket list, one of the reasons being its fine reputation for goat milk and cheese production.

A fantastic beach!
Chinga Plus
12 116 3 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2021 12:21PM
There is one moment we don't see everyday !!
Well spotted. Beautiful beach as well... Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Nigel_NZ 17 26 3 New Zealand
10 Mar 2021 10:13PM
Thank you every one who voted or commented, I didn't think this was so good.
13 Apr 2021 12:23AM
Beyond good ..actually rather sublime Nigel. Never know what a day at the beach will bring I guess. Maybe trained to dig up clams ?

Cheers Walt
Frank_Reid 17 228 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2021 6:09PM
Cracking image.. or is the Goat walking his man? do like it.

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