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Friday, May 04, 2007

A fainting goat is a breed of domestic goat whose external muscles freeze for roughly 10 seconds when the goat is startled. Though painless, this generally results in the animal collapsing on its side.

3 comments:

Nick said...

Fainting goat link may be bad (seems to link to your blog?) - should probably be: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fainting_goat

Ben Yates said...

Oops -- thanks.

Draeton said...

I want one!