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    01 Nov '11 09:181 edit
    ....goat with a sheep?

    The farmer (and media) thought this was a geep:
    http://tinyurl.com/43h2cn2

    However, genetic testing has confirmed today it is actually a sheep:
    http://tinyurl.com/3bzeu8b

    Would you say this is an example of random genetic mutation?
  2. Cape Town
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    02 Nov '11 12:25
    Originally posted by andrew93
    What do you get when you cross a....

    ....goat with a sheep?
    My sister keeps a mixed heard of goats and sheep and calls them shoats.
    The sheep are mostly the hairy kind not the woolly kind.

    According to wikipedia, a geep is a sheep-goat chimera, not a hybrid:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geep
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheep%E2%80%93goat_hybrid