It seems that the Gavle goat survived the holiday this year. Giant goats in Gavle seem to have about a 20% survival rate, with this year’s being only the 11th to survive the holiday season since 1966.
No word on what fire-retardant was used, which is too bad. How are other 13 meter straw goats supposed to learn from his experience?
The BBC story is “Swedish ‘goat’ defies arsonists.” Previously on Emergent Chaos, “13 Meter straw goat met his match.”