Headline of the Day: ‘Goats prefer happy people’

That’s from Phys.org. The lede: Goats can differentiate between human facial expressions and prefer to interact with happy people, according to a new study led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London. And: The study, which provides the first evidence of how goats read human emotional expressions, implies that the ability of animals to […]

Delhi Snapshot: Goat Eating a Paratha

Came across this fellow here in Delhi yesterday. He (or she) was eating a paratha.  Given his/her interesting colouring, neck adornment, and hoof bling, I was wondering if it might be an auspicious goat, kept and fed by people nearby in the neighborhood.  So I asked some guys hanging out nearby. They kept repeating a […]