Octogoat is here

Meet Octogoat, an eight-legged goat born on a farm in Croatia last week with both male and female reproductive organs.

Zoran Paparic told the Daily Mail: “I counted his legs and I thought I was seeing things. Then I called my neighbour to make sure that I am not crazy.”

ITV news reports that vets believe the condition is due to an underdeveloped twin. The vets also believe it is unlikely the goat will survive the week — but if the goat makes it past the first week, it may live for two or three years.

Nick Kirkpatrick is a digital photo editor at The Washington Post. Follow him on Instagram or on Twitter.
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