Hybrids between two species can sometimes result in a beautiful new species.
But between a goat and a sheep? No one thought that would ever happen.
The majority of goats have 60 chromosomes, while sheep have 54. This significant genetic difference causes difficulties when they try to cross-breed and the offspring of the pair is generally stillborn.
This is why hybrids between the two likely never happen. However, those who survive, have 57 chromosomes and live healthy lives.
This happened when a typical petting zoo in Scottsdale, Arizona got a new unique and rare pet for their patrons named the “Geep”.
Her name is Butterfly, and this is how she became a part of the family: