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(re)Name the goat?

Back in early October, there was a one-night stand between a white girl-goat named Penny (short for a scientific name for "fountain grass") and a black buck named Jared. On March 16th, this brief affair resulted in a white baby girl-goat. The darling of her mother, this girl has all the energy and happiness one could hope for, and that energy earned her the pet-name "Hopper." As time has gone on, no other name has emerged to replace that label.

So, dear LJ readers, I have a question for you:

What should Hopper's official name be?



Nominations are open. Please make your comments...


*Pennisetum ("fountain grass")
Also, if it matters, both parent goats are from Pennsylvania.

P.S. With our default theme of naming for things in books, I keep flashing to the Bujold quote about describing Cordelia as a fountain at the end of Shards of Honor, but I assure you that I do not want a goat named Cordelia.

P.P.S. Yes, keeping "Hopper" is also an option.

P.P.P.S. These are goats, and yes, this is an open post. This is not a racism issue; the colors are for naming ideas only.
Tags: angoras, naming
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