Three baby goats make their debut zoo

The Oregon Zoo welcomed three 2-week-old goats to the Family Farm area on Wednesday.The new arrivals join the ...

Posted: Feb. 8, 2018 5:40 PM
Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 5:40 PM

The Oregon Zoo welcomed three 2-week-old goats to the Family Farm area on Wednesday.

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The new arrivals join the resident chickens, sheep and adult goats that are already in the zoo's Family Farm.

The zoo said the goats were born Jan. 20 at a local farm and were adopted by the zoo. They have been settling in at the zoo's veterinary medical center over the last week, with round-the-clock care from zoo staff.

The smallest of the newcomers, a Nigerian dwarf goat, was named Ruth after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The two other kids, a pair of floppy-eared Nubian goats, were named Elena and Sonia after RBG's fellow justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.

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