Gravity Defying Goats Scale Dam In Italy

Posted by | November 05, 2010 | Random, WTF?! | No Comments

via NationalGeographic. This is pretty amazing… These goats are positioned along the nearly vertical 160-foot-tall Cingino Dam in Italy. The goats are attracted by the salt crusted stones because grazing animals don’t get enough of the mineral in their vegetarian diets. More photos and video after the break.

“He is wedged up this sheer vertical cliff face, almost doing a yoga pose with four hooves splayed out there,” he said. “It’s the same concept [with the Italian goats]—these animals can overcome what looks like impossible topography to get what they want.” – Jeff Opperman

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