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April 14, 2017
Q. When London technologist Thomas Thwaites wanted a break from being human, what did he do?
A. First, he needed to design the proper prosthetic legs and to practice the suitable physical movements, and then he was ready to adopt the posture of a goat in the Swiss Alps, reports Science magazine. This is how he lived for a few days (as the goats came to accept him as one of their own), “chewing grass and just trying to fit in with the herd. It's crucial to have friends in the goats' intensely hierarchical world.” Luckily for Thwaites, he found a goat “buddy.”
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