Man lives as a goat

A man lived as a goat in Switzerland to get away from life in London.

Man lives as a goat

A man lived as a goat in Switzerland.

Thomas Thwaites found himself jobless and fed up with life in London and decided to become a mountain roaming, four legged animal, for three days.

He thought he would pretend to be a dog first, and explained to MailOnline: "I was walking with the dog of a friend and I noticed that the dog just seemed really happy about life, without any worries, and I thought to myself it would be really great to be you for a day."

He also considered being an elephant for a short time but decided they shared too many similarities - such as getting "sad" and "upset" - with humans.

He finally settled on becoming a goat and set off for the village of Wolfenschiessen in Switzerland, where he wore prosthetic legs on his arms, ate grass, and used a prosthetic bag to spit his food into - because goats have two stomachs - before he sucked the mix back into his mouth through a straw.

He said: "I could then strap this bag to my torso and spit chewed up grass into one opening and suck the cultured microbes and volatile fatty acids out another opening like a milkshake, so I can digest them in my true stomach and live off grass in the Alps like a goat."

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