Goat apprehended!

Goat rogue no more -- original photo by Mike B in Colorado
Goat rogue no more — original photo by Mike B in Colorado

After more than two weeks on the run, the goat who escaped the University of Iowa Research Park on Jan. 29 has finally been recovered. According to a press release from the UI Research and Economic Development Office, the goat was found yesterday afternoon between Coralville and North Liberty, at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Auburn East Lane. He is reported to be healthy.

The goat’s escape and subsequent pursuit attracted the attention of local media, the cooperation of area police and sheriff departments and the ire of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

The goat responded to its arrest on Twitter:

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