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Baby goat beheaded; head, twin taken from New Orleans park

Baby goat beheaded; head, twin taken from New Orleans park

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a baby goat was beheaded and its head and the goat's twin brother taken from a New Orleans park.

The SPCA is offering $1,000 for information leading to conviction of the person responsible.

Morgana King says she'd rather think dogs or coyotes killed the 3-month-old pygmy goat, and took its twin. King owns a company that lends out goats to eat weeds and grass.

The goat's body was found Thursday at Brechtel Park on New Orleans' west bank, where a small number of goats were penned.

SPCA spokeswoman Alicia Haefele says King's husband, Michael King, told investigators the culprits might be teenagers he argued with over the weekend because they were trying to "mess with the goats."

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