- Associated Press - Friday, September 30, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northwest Arkansas say they’re asking prosecutors to review a video posted online that shows a young man smashing an aluminum can on the horn of a live goat, which had apparently been rented “as a practical joke.”

The Fayetteville Police Department says the video shows the man puncturing his beverage by using the goat’s horn, then quickly drinking it. The video doesn’t clearly show what’s in the can but beer can be seen elsewhere in the video.

Police say the behavior shown does not constitute felony animal abuse, but prosecutors will determine whether any other charges - such as underage drinking or misdemeanor animal cruelty - should be filed.

A New Jersey-based rescue group called Goats of Anarchy says it is now caring for the goat.

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