A good Samaritan brought the 63rd Precinct an un-baaa-lievable delivery on March 1 — a baby goat they found on the side of the highway in a neighboring borough.
The kid was discovered Monday by a motorist in Queens, who then rode with the rescue to Brooklyn’s 63rd Precinct, said Police Department Spokesperson Detective Sophia Mason.
Police officers from the Marine Park stationhouse brought the goat to Animal Rescue and Control later that day — but not before a brief photo shoot with the kid they named Billy the Goat.
A concerned citizen brought Billy the Goat to the 63rd Precinct because he was roaming #Brooklyn streets
So Officer Knepper took good care of him then he was off to @NYCACC for further care
There won't be any Goat puns here… they are BAAAA-d pic.twitter.com/zyfJHqTBts
— NYPD 63rd Precinct (@NYPD63Pct) March 2, 2021
While it remains unclear just where the hitchhiking goat came from, it seems he will have a happily ever after. According to a post shared by the 63rd Precinct’s Twitter account, Billy — who know goes by Capricorn — is adjusting well to his new home at Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue in New Jersey.
Officers said they were happy to hear the little guy is in a good place.
Goat Update@SkylandsSanct in #NewJersey GOaT this
Capricorn aka Billy the Goat is doing great at his new home
We couldn’t be happier
💙🐐 https://t.co/xp03mGahB0 pic.twitter.com/G9F2tLW2Wc
— NYPD 63rd Precinct (@NYPD63Pct) March 3, 2021
Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue did not immediately return requests for further comment.