Meet Benjamin, your new favorite baby pygmy goat

Benjamin the pygmy goat

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We almost can’t handle his majesty.

The story of Benjamin—an adorable pygmy goat—could have been a sad one. Born a twin to a mother who rejected him, it seemed he would have to find his own way in the world. But the plucky kid has taken quite a shine to his adoptive human parent, Tom Horsfield of Yorkshire, England.

Just look at him hop.

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Even in a big year for goats, Benjamin stands out as an all-time great. Who else would have the audacity to piss and shit all over a BBC interview couch? Nobody, that’s who.

Really, the only thing we dislike about Benjamin is that we can’t cuddle him right this instant.

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And how does Benjamin feel about being an overnight viral sensation? Pretty darn great, truth be told.

Photo via Facebook/Benjamin the Pygymy Goat

Miles Klee

Miles Klee

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.'