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NC man takes Nigerian dwarf goat as house pet

January 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The old adage says "dog is man's best friend," but a North Carolina says he man prefers the company of a goat.

"He's a Nigerian dwarf miniature goat, and he's been a great pet. He's a lot of fun. He's less work than a dog," said Nino Scirica.

The goat, named Zeke, has free reign of Scirica's auto shop.

He eats just about anything and even has his own room, where he knows how to turn out the lights when it is time to go to bed.

Scirica said he originally got the goat as a joke after his wife nagged him to do the landscaping, but Zeke turned out to be a great pet.