Goats Clean Capitol Hill Cemetery

Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
An "Eco-Goat" begins the process of clearing land adjacent to the historic Congressional Cemetery on Aug. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Dozens of goats will be used to clear a two-acre plot of land covered with vines, poison ivy, and ground cover adjacent to the cemetery where former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, photographer Mathew Brady, and former Vice President Elbridge Gerry are buried. Goats are being used for the task to prevent toxic weed killing chemicals from being used so close to the nearby Anacostia River. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
A goat grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
An "Eco-Goat" begins the process of clearing land adjacent to the historic Congressional Cemetery on Aug. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Dozens of goats will be used to clear a two-acre plot of land covered with vines, poison ivy, and ground cover adjacent to the cemetery where former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, photographer Mathew Brady, and former Vice President Elbridge Gerry are buried. Goats are being used for the task to prevent toxic weed killing chemicals from being used so close to the nearby Anacostia River. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Anabelle Crum-Gross, 4, watches an "Eco-Goat" begin the process of clearing land adjacent to the historic Congressional Cemetery on Aug. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Dozens of goats will be used to clear a two-acre plot of land covered with vines, poison ivy, and ground cover adjacent to the cemetery where former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, photographer Mathew Brady, and former Vice President Elbridge Gerry are buried. Goats are being used for the task to prevent toxic weed killing chemicals from being used so close to the nearby Anacostia River. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
An "Eco-Goat" begins the process of clearing land adjacent to the historic Congressional Cemetery on Aug. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Dozens of goats will be used to clear a two-acre plot of land covered with vines, poison ivy, and ground cover adjacent to the cemetery where former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, photographer Mathew Brady, and former Vice President Elbridge Gerry are buried. Goats are being used for the task to prevent toxic weed killing chemicals from being used so close to the nearby Anacostia River. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
An "Eco-Goat" begins the process of clearing land adjacent to the historic Congressional Cemetery on Aug. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Dozens of goats will be used to clear a two-acre plot of land covered with vines, poison ivy, and ground cover adjacent to the cemetery where former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, photographer Mathew Brady, and former Vice President Elbridge Gerry are buried. Goats are being used for the task to prevent toxic weed killing chemicals from being used so close to the nearby Anacostia River. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
A goat grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
A goat grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
A goat grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
People feed a goat as it grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Colette Josar, 2, tries to get the attention of a goat as it grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, August 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Colette Josar, 2, reacts to a goat as it grazes along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
A goat grazes along the perimiter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze at Capitol Hill cemetery
Goats graze along the perimeter of the historic Congressional Cemetery on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, Aug. 7, 2013. A herd of "eco-goats" will graze 24 hours a day for six days, working to eliminate vines, poison ivy and ground cover while fertilizing the ground alongside the cemetery, where a U.S. Vice President, Supreme Court Justice, 6 Cabinet members and 90 members of Congress are buried, along with veterans of every American war. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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