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Goat field of vision: http://blogs.lifeandscience.org/keepers/tag/pupil/
Goat pupil shape: http://www.journalofvision.org/content/13/9/607.short
Radiolab story about a goat on a cow: http://www.radiolab.org/story/224292-behind-goat/
“Fainting goat” syndrome: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myotonia_congenita
Goats have “accents”: http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2012/02/16/study-goats-have-accents.html
Goat tastebuds: http://bit.ly/1zFxhiY
Goat diet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goat#Diet
How goats climb so well: http://www.asknature.org/strategy/719058a39eea5af7f763bacda7c64ab4#.U_KPLbxdWm8
Billy Whiskers: http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/Billy_Whiskers/pages/001_Billy_Whiskers.htm
In case you’re curious, the star cluster in the thumbnail is Messier 30, which is in the Capricorn constellation, because goats
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Joe Hanson – Host and writer
Joe Nicolosi – Director
Amanda Fox – Producer, Spotzen IncKate Eads – Associate Producer
Katie Graham – Camera
Editing/Motion Graphics – Andrew Matthews
Gaffer – John Knudsen/Philip Sheldon
“Ouroboros” by Kevin MacLeod
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Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios
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