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Sept. 9, 2011, 8:57 a.m.
A goat named Josef, the mascot of the 2nd company of the ABC Defence Battalion in the German Armed Forces, is fed by a first lieutenant on the ground of the General Weber barracks in Hoexter, Germany on Sept. 5.

Photo: Oliver Krato

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Billy goat relieved of duty

A goat named Josef, the mascot of ABC Defense Battalion, 2nd company, in the German Armed Forces, is fed by a first lieutenant on the grounds of the General Weber barracks in Hoexter, Germany, on Sept. 5. Josef, the last animal mascot for the German army, is being retired.