3 Animals With Weird But Amazing Jobs
Because sometimes you need the right dog—or goat or monkey—for the job.
Photo: Cary Wolinsky, Trillium Studios
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As owner of Browsing Green Goats, an eco-friendly landscaping service, Mary Bowen travels the East Coast with a hungry herd of about 40 goats (15 of which are rescues) to clear overgrown brush from historical sites, wineries and golf courses. Because Bowen's munch-tastic machines—there's Joy, Cinnamon and Polly, to name a few—prefer to dine on pesky weeds like poison ivy, kudzu and wisteria, they offer an environmentally sound (not to mention really cute) alternative to potentially harmful herbicides.