It has emerged that a Texan petting zoo is is a hotbed of budding goat artists.
Goats Domino, Trent and Peep of McGovern Children’s Zoo in Houston, Texas all eschew conceptual art for more traditional, painterly pursuits. Their finished canvases have been well-received at zoo fundraising events.
According to zookeeper Amber Zelmer, Trent is the true talent.
“He caught on really quickly so helping him to make the paintings a bit better wasn’t hard at all – it took less than a month,’ she said. ‘The first task was teaching the goats to touch the canvas with the paint brush once they had it held in their mouth.
“Then we just added paint and we had goat art.”
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