Friday Funnies: Carol of the Goat Bells

Karin Christensen is the author of this hilarious rendition of a carol, which brings in all major goat breeds to sing a chorus:

Also don’t miss Karin’s wonderful teaching aids, for both kids and adults, on  ‘The Biology of the Goat.’  Even if you’re not keen about goats, her animations are very wonderful and worth a look:

Goats have always been the very poor cousin in western livestock research and development – though that is now slowly changing.  Goats are the pre-eminent domestic animal throughout the globe.  It is an example of where Western science has unwittingly allowed into the debate its own prejudices about which breeds of livestock should be the focus of research and development.  I have touched on this topic in several posts, and will be writing more on the subject.

About dianabuja

With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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