Gallery: Bunch of Goats Hired To Clean Up Staten Island’s Freshkills Pa...

Humans aren’t the only ones finding new green jobs in NYC. Freshkills Park in Staten Island recently hired a bunch of goats to help clean up the former landfill by eating away weeds. It turns out that city officials needed some help with a plan to transform the land into New York City’s first large park planned in over 100 years, so they are paying the goats (or rather their herder) $3,400 per week to clear away some stubborn invasive species that conventional methods had failed to eradicate.

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