12, 2017 Stranded
goat is safe again after a week on Brean Down cliff ledge
goat that appeared to be stranded on a cliff ledge at Brean Down
for more than a week is safe again after making its own way to safety.
was growing concern for the welfare of the animal after it was spotted
by walkers to be stuck on a rocky outcrop on the south side of the
National Trust's Fred Wilde told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Wednesday
(April 12th) that the animal is now safe.
be pleased to hear that the Downs most famous goat has made
its own way off!" he said. "We consulted with fire and
rescue, the Coastguard and the RSPCA from the second day that the
animal was on the ledge and we continued to do so until it made
of these organisations had any immediate concern for the goats
welfare and so we felt it best to leave it alone but to continue
to monitor it."
same thing happened in 2009 and as soon as someone made their way
up, the animal escaped."
a tricky situation as obviously wild creatures do not stand still
when people approach unless there is something seriously wrong with
them, which wasnt the case here. You can now reassure your
audience that the animal is fine."