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Transcript for GOat SHEEP GOat

The Rockies reach towards the sky

Black and white mountain top scene

Tempting many a man to try To ascend those towering heights

Climbers in old fashioned gear climbing mountain

To see the Rocky Mountain sights They come from near and far away But everyone is forced to say That to perfect your climbing moves Feet can’t compete with hooves

Climber reaches up and finds his hand on a hoof. Camera pans up to sheep and goat’s faces. Technicolour moment

Sheep and Goats, Goats and Sheep, We live where the mountains are steep Goats and Sheep, Sheep and Goats, Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes Nope, nope You may see sheep upon the road, bringing traffic to a halt

Sheep on road on Minnawanka loop stopping traffic

I really cannot help myself I’m down here licking salt My hair is often moulting, eyes are gold and round My rump is white and so’s my nose, the rest of me is brown

Showing off to camera, fashion show style

Goats are quite elusive, live at higher elevations If you catch a glimpse of me its cause for celebration

Shot of accordion player sarcastically throwing confetti

My coat is long and thick and white helps to keep me warm But my hooves are black, my nose is black and black my eyes and horns Sheep and Goats, Goats and Sheep, We live where the mountains are steep Goats and Sheep, Sheep and Goats, Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes Nope, nope Both rams and ewes have horns which grow until we’re dead

Ram runs into camera, both shake and fall down

But ram’s horns are much bigger and curl around our heads We’ll crash into each other in a big-horn head-butt fight So that we impress the ladies, oh golly, what a sight The billies and the nannies they both are fluffy white The billies are more brawny in case we have to fight The nannies hang in herds while the billies live alone Except for in the fall when we’re allowed to come back home

Nanny switches sign from “go away” to “welcome home”

Sheep and Goats, Goats and Sheep, We live where the mountains are steep Goats and Sheep, Sheep and Goats, Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes Nope, nope I like open hillsides with grasses I can munch We sheep are very social and like living in a bunch

Sheep multiply into a bunch

But predators like wolves and bears want me for a snack So I graze near steep ledges to help escape attack I’m way up in the alpine by lots of rocky cliffs If I see a predator I’ll climb up in a jiff

Sheep on top of a mountain

My body’s slim for fitting on narrow mountain ledges Thanks to meals of grasses, lichens, flowers and of sedges Sheep and Goats, Goats and Sheep, We live where the mountains are steep Goats and Sheep, Sheep and Goats, Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes Nope, nope I’m Alberta’s Provincial mammal you may think that’s a ball But some hunters just want trophies... my head upon their wall But if I make my home inside a park I have no fears

Sheep head mounted on wall is singing

I may even reach the ripe old age of fourteen years Some folks think we’re the same, while visiting the parks We both have horns and hair and hooves can you tell us apart?

White rump, brown back and curling horns means a big horn sheep All dressed in white and way up high a mountain goat you’ve peeped Sheep and Goats, Goats and Sheep, We live where the mountains are steep Goats and Sheep, Sheep and Goats, Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes - nope, nope.

Climber from first shot clambers up and sheep and goat throw rope off the mountain

Climbing high, we don’t need your ropes.

Nope.

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