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LA city officials hire goats

A herd of goats has been hired by city officials in Los Angeles to clear wasteland earmarked for development.

The goats have been brought in to 'eat' the site clean and are a cheaper and greener alternative to human workers.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports from Los Angeles.

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