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Kids These Days: Unruly Goats Graze Hell Across Suburban Boise

More than 100 professional ungulates overran an Idaho neighborhood Friday, briefly tasting freedom — and a whole lot of manicured lawns while they were at it.
Disclaimer: These are not the goats that went on the lam in Boise. But they sure look just as sassy. Source: David McNew/Newsmakers

As the sun rose over Idaho on Friday, residents of suburban West Boise awoke to find some noisy new neighbors horning in on their yards: goats. A teeming host of hungry, grunting goats.

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