Updated: September 12, 2020 4:04:54 pm
A heartwarming video of a kid being reunited with its mother in the Philippines is a hit on the internet and many have praised the person who took care of the young animal while it was separated from the herd.
Reddit user u/kdearceo, who recorded the video, also shared the video of the subreddit r/aww. Some pointed out that it was a reunion since goats don’t usually accept another goat’s young ones. In the video, people are heard cheering as they nudge the kid towards the herd.
The kid is then accosted by another goat as it runs towards the herd. The kid can then be seen jumping around the adult while wagging its tail, and then starts feeding on its mother’s milk.
“Oh my… they’re answering each other! It’s making me cry!” the person behind the camera is heard saying.
The man from mountainous province of Rizal said they found the baby trapped in a pit while his sister was playing near their house.
After rescuing the kid, which they named Shawarma, the family tried to feed it but it refused to eat. They then bottle-fed the animal.
When they were out looking for the herd, they stumbled across the same group of goats the kid was part of.
“Stumbling with a herd of goats was pure luck! We were just searching for a potential owner within the village. We’re a small population and I think this herd wildy roams around since our village is like a quarter of the whole mountain. Wild life is pretty abundant here,” he wrote on Reddit.
When people sought to know more about the kid, the man posted a longer version of the video that documented the young goat’s stay at his home and how they bonded.
On Twitter the video went viral after former basketball player Rex Chapman posted it, and it got over 2 million views. Here’s how people reacted to it:
— Debra Messing✍🏻 (@DebraMessing) September 11, 2020
I think I’ve watched this 47 times!! https://t.co/EBhIxxw6pa
— Sean McAllister (@SeanMcTV) September 11, 2020
Baby goat: “Mom? MOM IS THAT YOU?”
Mama Goat: “BOY BRING YOUR NARROW ASS OVER HERE! I BEEN WORRIED SICK!!” https://t.co/PEaNC0M1Jl
— Low (@LowKeyUHTN) September 11, 2020
I’m crying!!! This is sooo pure😭😭 https://t.co/yrpJ6gUEB9
— Lanieee🐞 (@deebaca_) September 11, 2020
The squeal! The little run! Adorable https://t.co/Ck9TWspZwh
— Nahreman Issa (@NahremanIssaCTV) September 10, 2020
the way the others stand there wagging their tales but letting mama have her joyful reunion. I’m a goner.
— Randi Mayem Singer (@rmayemsinger) September 10, 2020
I am crying I am crying I am crying I AM CRYING IM ABSOLUTELY WEEPING 😭 https://t.co/IvnvddHCUt
— The Chronicles of Lizzie (@ItsN0tLizzie) September 11, 2020
That must be the mother. Sheep and goats are extremely reluctant to adopt strange lambs, so looks like a happy re-union!.
— David Clinton. (@53D10) September 11, 2020
Why would you utterly destroy my heart like this, sir… pic.twitter.com/vN0PrfOjcF
— Ingrid M. Gonzalez-Castillo (@IngridMGC9) September 10, 2020
— John Connolly (@JohnConnolly_22) September 10, 2020
He takes a quick left almost thinking, oh crap, I’m going to be in big trouble, but decides it’s worth it. ❤️
— trumps gotta go (@swedegirl67) September 10, 2020
This is the kind of world I want back! Good people doing good things. Innocent children and animals. So tired of the rhetoric. Our world is on fire. Trump has made the entire world unstable. I want to see my grandchildren. I want to go to sleep and not worry. Love to all.❤
— Leasha Knight (@LeashaKnight) September 10, 2020
Oh, this baby goat and goat family made my day. What a wonderful story. Humanity indeed. Thank you.
— Jan Moser (@Janipooh) September 10, 2020
If it wasn’t for animal videos I don’t know how I would’ve stayed sane these past 4 years
— Christine Galea (@chrisgalea) September 10, 2020
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