'Legendary' Great Orme Royal Welsh goat Lance Corporal Shenkin II has died



Lance Corporal Shenkin II, the Regimental Mascot of 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh has died.
The Kashmiri goat who originally hailed from the Royal Herd at the Great Orme in Llandudno, passed away on Tuesday at the age of seven.
Shenkin was well known for his regular appearances at the Welsh rugby internationals and Six Nations matches.
His handler, Goat Major Sergeant, Mark Jackson said: “He was a legend.
“He wasn’t just a Regimental goat, but part of my family as well. He loved a crowd and was a total poser.”
Lieutenant Colonel Nigel Crewe-Read, Commanding Officer 3 R Welsh, said: ”Shenkin... read more

 
27 September 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 48
Source: Daily Post
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