Billy Goats Gruff at large in Saskatchewan
- Billy Goats Gruff of fairy tale fame may have cousins in Saskatchewan
By The Canadian Press
YORKTON, Sask. - The Three Billy Goats Gruff of Norwegian fairy tale
fame may have some cousins in the Saskatchewan city of Yorkton.
Police say they have received and responded to several calls of goats
running at large within city limits. It turns out three of the horned
animals escaped from the local stockyards.
Police say the goats are "believed to be harmless," but anyone who
sees them should contact Heartland Livestock Services so they can be
That could be tricky, though, if the Yorkton goats are as smart as
their Norwegian counterparts.
In the fairy tale, the Billy Goats Gruff outwit a fearsome troll
living under a bridge they need to cross so they can feed on fresh