Goats are taking over this quaint Welsh town: report

Apr 1 2020, 1:57 pm

Goats have taken over a small town in Wales.

Andrew Stuart, a journalist for Manchester Evening News, brought his Twitter followers on an epic journey that involves gangs, police, and of course, goats.

Stuart first encountered the group of goats on March 26, when he saw them outside a pub in Llandudno, Wales.

At first, he thought he was seeing things, so he decided to capture them on video.

According to Stuart, the goats then ventured to Trinity Square and sampled the surrounding hedges.

Unsure of what to do, and concerned by what the goats might do next, Stuart reports contacting the police.

“They were probably going to run riot on the town, what with nobody being about due to the lockdown,” he explained. “I also wasn’t sure if they were keeping the required 2m apart.”

After contacting the proper authorities that a “load of kids (geddit?) were running riot,” officers sent a patrol car down to assess the situation.

Two days later on March 28, Stuart captured more video footage of the goats strolling around town, this time, “they’re gathering in groups of more than two,” he explained in a tweet.

In the photos and videos that he posts, the goats can be seen running amuck throughout Llandudno, jumping and climbing wherever they please.

He posted again on Monday, March 30, with a video explaining that, “They’re back. Again. And they dgaf.”

In another tweet, he seems to have accepted his new goat overlords.

“They run Llandudno now and we just have to accept that as fact.”

In later posts, Stuart describes how the goats are afraid of people and typically only come down from the Great Orme —  a limestone peninsula on the north coast of Wales — when it is too windy.

Because of the ongoing lockdown, they have ventured further than they normally would.

As of March 31, the goats are still in Llandudno, waltzing around like they own the place.

Users can see the entire situation unfold via Stuart’s Twitter account.

Emily RumballEmily Rumball

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