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Who let the goats out? Runaway herd invades Idaho neighborhood

More than 100 goats burst into a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, startling residents and captivating spectators on social media as they feasted on lawns, flower bushes, and tree leaves. The herd of goats had been at work clearing some land for the county when scores of the inquisitive animals escaped at about 7 a.m. local time (1300 GMT) and wandered into a West Boise suburb, their owner said. “They were on a pond that the county had hired us to clear, and it looks like they pushed…

Zombies invade Cannes

CANNES, France: Zombies invaded a beach on the French Riviera on Monday. Dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, the undead were not there to eat human brains, but to take advantage of the world’s press gathered a day ahead of the start of the Cannes Film Festival to publicise a movie, “Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation”. The animated comedy follows the adventures of a part-monster, part-human family, on a cruise holiday. Director Genndy Tartakovsky said he had decided the second installment of the Sony…

In pictures: Army of blue jellyfish ‘invade’ Australian beach

MELBOURNE: An entire beach in Brisbane was invaded by an army of jellyfish, becoming cynosure for passers-by. It happened at Deception Bay, Brisbane. Pictures taken over the weekend showed the blue blubber jellyfish (Catostylus mosaicus) covering the sand and they were shared by a number of people on the social media. The animals were not really invading and actually appeared as a result of a natural phenomenon known as a bloom. ‘Jellyfish bloom is part of their lifecycle and if the winds blow just…

WATCH: Mongooses invade golf course in South Africa

SUN CITY:  A horde of about 20 mongoose scampered across a golf course during a European Tour event in South Africa. The European Tour's official Twitter account shared video of the horde as they briefly interrupted play. "About 20 mongoose invade the green...But they know not to interfere with the ball," the European Tour wrote. The pack quickly left the field of play and did not shift the position of the golfer's ball on the putting green at all, preventing game from further delay.