'Billy the Kid' captured in Missouri after a week of roaming
September 3, 2010 | 9:41 a.m. CDT
"Billy Goat Gruff," a goat that eluded capture while roaming around Mexico, Mo., for the past week, stands in a pen on Thursday at the Missouri Livestock Market Center in Mexico. The goat was lassoed by Mervin Beechy on Tuesday night outside a Dairy Queen. The goat, a 4-year-old Boar/Nubian crossbreed, became well-known throughout Missouri and amassed more than 10,000 "likes" on Facebook.
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