Goats Have an L.A. Plot

Sheep go to heaven and goats to L.A.?

It seems that way! Los Angeles has a team of goats mowing lawns instead of gas-burning lawnmowers. A natural way to keep the grass looking nice, plus free fertilizer.

He said his crew would work long hours over the next week to 10 days and “won’t collect a pension or charge for working overtime and won’t call in sick.” If any of them lose their appetite, his wife, veterinarian Liz Gonzales, will tend to them, he said.

Redevelopment agency head Cecilia Estolano said the goats were being rented for $3,000. The cost of hiring workmen to clear the 2 1/2 -acre hillside would have totaled as much as $7,500.

The brush-covered hillside lot, called Angels Knoll, is topped by a grassy park that is maintained by the city.

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