[–] Gumbatron 0 points 18 points (+18|-0) ago 

It's got electrolytes, it's what goats crave!

[–] Killer_Werewolf 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

[–] xenoPsychologist 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

aww, i was gonna say that.

[–] DILLIGAFASSHOLE 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

[–] idle_voating 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

How do they not fall? Hooves are supposed to slide on hard surfaces like rock.

I can't climb that surface with my hands that have thumbs. There appears to be nothing to hold on to.

[–] TestForScience 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Taken from “The Science Explorer”
“The bodies of mountain goats are machines built to climb. Their hooves have a hard outer case that allows them to dig into almost-invisible ledges. Soft pads on the bottoms of their hooves mold to contours in the mountain's surface like climbing shoes.”
Link for those that give a shit: http://thescienceexplorer.com/nature/how-mountain-goats-ascend-nearly-vertical-cliffs

[–] HST 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

They use the hooves to take a lot of the weight and grip with what is kind of like a big cats paw.

[–] tossyokeys 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

I thought for sure you were bullshitting, but I looked it up and right you are. I guess that pad is unique to the mountain goat, because the farm goats I've seen don't have anything like it.

[–] idle_voating 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

That makes no sense, all 4 feet have hooves.

[–] SurfinMindWaves 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Someone needs to leave those poor bastards a salt lick.

[–] MaunaLoona 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

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[–] boekanier 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Nothing can stop them!

[–] adolfshrektler 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

goats are becoming my favorite animal

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