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Some of the famous North Norfolk Bagot goats have headed south to continue their valuable conservation and habitat-management work. 

The 15 billies have been sent on a long-term loan to heathland near Thetford, on land looked after by Norfolk Wildlife Trust. 

The loan follows the sale of a group of billies to Suffolk Wildlife Trust last year.

Cllr Sarah Butikofer, Leader of North Norfolk District Council, said: “We’re delighted that the wildlife trusts see the same potential benefits as we do.

The goats are a cost-effective way of managing vegetation and vulnerable habitats, and they act as a draw for tourists, too.”

 

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