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Goats on Train Tracks


Why did the goat cross the railroad tracks?

Railway authorities in Catalonia, Spain are investigating after a herd of 17 goats mysteriously wound up in an underground train station in the city of Terrassa.

Surprised commuters snapped photos and posted videos online as they watched the goats delicately pick their way along the tracks.

The goats were “completely disoriented and frightened,” security guard Antonio Jesús Martínez told El País. Using a whistle and his voice, he spent 40 minutes guiding the goats towards an unused track in the station. “It was like I had been herding goats all my life,” he joked.

The goats were first spotted in a tunnel just before the station, said Jordi Carrera of Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalonia (Railways of the Generalitat of Catalonia). “Now we’re trying to figure out exactly where they would have entered from.”

While it’s apparently the first time goats have wound up on these tracks, occasionally cows find their way to the trains station.

Train service wasn’t interrupted by the goats.

The goats spent about eight hours in the station – and they didn’t even pay for a ticket.

Since seeing is believing, check out a video HERE.


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