Sugar and Spice and all things nice: The votes are in, and the public picked sweet names

goat jump

They hop sideways. They jump. They run in a blur around the goat yard. They nap. They nurse.

The twin sister Nigerian dwarf goats born two weeks ago at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium are small bundles of energy that entertain kids and adults alike.

And now (drum roll, please!), they have names.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium LogoFittingly, considering the goats’ very different coloring, members of the public picked Sugar and Spice from three slates of names submitted by zookeepers. The also-rans were Opal and Agnes and Coral and Elsie.

Appropriately, zookeepers chose to name the sister who is white with tri-colored patches Sugar. Her brown-and- tan twin is Spice.


Posted In: Uncategorized