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The world is a baa-utiful place.
Just when you’ve hit rock bottom, and it seems like no goat video could possibly lift your spirits, the universe proves once more that you’ve barely begun to appreciate these magnificent beasts.
Today’s great homage to “nature’s president” is the running of 44 baby Nigerian Dwarf goats at Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine. The patter of all those little hooves, accompanied by that chorus of bleating—the kid who has trouble keeping up seems especially vocal—is almost lethally cute. (Heck, we don’t even care about the vertical video faux pas!)
If I had to guess why I don’t own a bunch of baby goats, I’d say it’s because I am an idiot.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'