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MEXICO, Missouri - A goat that has been wandering around the eastern Missouri town
of Mexico has gained enough attention to have his own
But animal control officers are not amused.
that the goat was first seen by a motorist on Saturday near an
underpass on the east side of town.
Mexico animal control officer Joe Horton says the department has
received more than a dozen reports of the adult goat being seen
around town, including in downtown Mexico.
Horton says animal control officers are earnestly trying to
catch the goat, which he's named Billy Goat Gruff.
Mexico residents are having a bit more fun with it. Someone
started a Facebook fan page for the goat, which had 232 friends as
of Friday morning. By Friday evening, there were more than 1,300