The blame for the failure of the badger cull in England has been laid at the door of the badgers themselves, according to the hapless Environment Minister who says, “The badgers have moved the goalposts.”
(See Daily Telegraph article.)
While the public marvels at the crass stupidity of this remark by Mr Patterson, it is nevertheless comforting to see that other people have similar difficulties trying to manage animal ball games.
The original donkey football article was published on this blog in July, together with other videos of more enthusiastic donkeys playing with their balls. Er… If you see what I mean….
Two follow up points. Apparently Morris kicks the ball around the field quite happily. he does this when I’m not around. I found out from a neighbour who has seen this. The little beast!
Here is how the badgers moved the goalposts. Thanks to those strange cyber monks at Husborne Crawley. http://cyber-coenobites.blogspot.com.es/2013/10/how-badgers-moved-goalposts.html