Goat slips out of nativity play, heads for greener pastures

The Fergus Falls Journal says the animal slipped off its leash as it was led into church on Christmas Eve. As of Monday morning, the goat was still loose. The owner and local police have tried -- and failed -- to round it up.
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The Fergus Falls Journal says the animal slipped off its leash as it was led into church on Christmas Eve. As of Monday morning, the goat was still loose. The owner and local police have tried -- and failed -- to round it up.

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Remember the story about the goat that got loose right before it was supposed to appear in a Christmas Eve nativity scene in Fergus Falls? Apparently it's still running around out there. A witness reported spotting it sometime Tuesday, according to the Fergus Falls Journal, which has launched "Goat Watch" to track the animal.

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