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It’s Nepal’s Biggest Holiday And Goats Are Not Happy About It

It’s been a tough year for Nepal – huge earthquakes, thousands dead, millions homeless followed by massive  strikes protesting a new constitution (the strikers have valid points!) and then an “undeclared blockade” by India the sole supplier of fuel that in very circumspect and vaguely termed ways decided to send fuel only in dribbles.  Now its Dashain, the biggest holiday of the year. Here’s a tale of goats.

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/10/21/450557985/its-nepals-biggest-holiday-and-goats-are-not-happy-about-it