Miniature goat annoys her friends with jumping obsession - video

Cute goat goes for New England triple jump record

LAST UPDATED AT 15:02 ON Tue 31 Jul 2012

NIGERIAN dwarf goat Buttermilk Sky may be just five weeks old, but the kid, who lives at Took a Leap Farm in Maine, already appears to have Olympic aspirations. The tiny goat has been practicing obsessively for the triple jump – and annoying the other animals while she's at it.
 
Nigerian dwarf goats are normally considered a gentle and easily trained breed, but excitable Buttermilk seems to spend most of her time leaping over the other goats. This is often at their peril: the video shows that Buttermilk's jumps can result in her friends being sent sprawling to the floor.
 

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