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Here’s What You Didn’t Know You Needed Today—An ADORABLE Video Of A Hopping Baby Goat

If you have the Monday blues, you won’t want to miss this adorable video of a hopping baby goat.

The clip features a woman running through her kitchen as a baby goat playfully follows her, hopping along. “My baby goat does the cutest hops around the house…” she wrote over the video. You can see the pure joy on her face as she skips about with her little pal.

The baby goat’s hops are so enthusiastic that many compared the little guy to a bunny.

Why Do Baby Goats Hop?

Watching the adorable video above, you might be wondering why, exactly, baby goats jump around.

According to experts, “Goats’ natural inclination is to jump and climb wherever their hoofs take them. Domesticated goats are incredibly sure-footed, probably a taxonomic evolutionary trait from when they lived in mountains. Just as with people, the kids tend to be more playful and jumpy than the grown-ups,” said Craig Saffoe, curator of the Great Cats, Andean Bears, and Kids’ Farm areas at the National Zoo.

Baby goats, like human children, hold lots of energy in their little bodies. Their way of getting it out is through movements like jumping. Not only is it a common habit for them, but it’s also an adorable one to watch.

“I could watch this baby goat hop all day 🥺,” pubity captioned the goat video on Instagram.

“All the more reasons to buy a goat (I’m broke and don’t have the space),” someone commented.

Another person asked, “Why is it hopping like a rabbit?😭” to which someone replied, “That’s their natural behavior, especially when happy.”

It’s even cuter to realize that the little guys hop around when they feel joyful.

“The level of happiness I am experiencing from watching this is f–king insane,” another user added.

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