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Goats Invade Berkeley To Eat Brush And Prevent Wildfires

06/15/2015 05:41 am ET | Updated Jun 15, 2015

Drivers in Berkeley, California encountered an unusual traffic jam on Friday when the Berkeley Lab released hundreds of goats.

"We utilize goats at the lab in order to keep our grasses short and reduce fire hazards," the lab posted on Facebook. "In this video the goats are being herded (wait for dog at end) to the tree laden hill just below our Blackberry Gate."

Goats gone wild!We utilize goats at the lab in order to keep our grasses short and reduce fire hazards. In this video...

The footage was captured by lab employee David Stein.

For more images of the goats in action, including the obligatory images of goats in trees, check out Berkeleyside and The Daily Californian.

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  • 2 Beatboxing goat
  • 3 Baby goats play on a metal sheet
  • 4 Goat goes down a slide
  • 5 A goat sits down for dinner
  • 6 The goat with a very impressive tongue
  • 7 The goat with a very impressive tongue that also makes a very impressive noise
  • 8 The goat that's worked out how to open car doors
  • 9 Goats yelling like humans
  • 10 Goats yelling like humans - part two
  • 11 The goat terrorising people in Brazil
  • 12 Two pygmy goats play on two patient donkeys
  • 13 Two goats fight on a bridge
  • 14 A goat walking on its hind legs
  • 15 Baby goat plays on a huge pig's back
  • 16 Goat headbutts a news reporter
  • 17 The goat that sounds like a chicken
  • 18 Buttermilk the goat annoys her friends
  • 19 Yeah goat
  • 20 Taylor Swift - 'I Knew You Were A Goat When You Walked In'
  • 21 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You (Goat Edition)
  • 22 Jurassic Goat
  • 23 Game Of Goats
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