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Image caption Goats can fetch thousands of dollars in Antigua. Hiding in a bush, draped in tamarind tree branches and waiting for a hapless goat to stroll by might seem an unlikely way to earn a dollar. But grabbing a creature unawares while it is tucking into its favourite food is just one of the creative methods used by crafty thieves to snatch livestock in Antigua. Theft of animals on the eastern Caribbean island is big business. And the traditional practice of allowing goats and sheep to roam free makes them easy prey. Goats can sell for thousands of dollars each; two or three month's salary for many islanders. And it is putting local farmers out of business. GOAT SNATCHING LOSSES. Byro... Full story

8 June