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Goats returned to Goat Island Tuesday after Hurricane Matthew evacuation

The goats returned to Goat Island on Tuesday. (Photo credit: Carmen Ash Photography) The goats returned to Goat Island on Tuesday. (Photo credit: Carmen Ash Photography)

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) – Goat Island’s famous residents were transported back to the island in Murrells Inlet on Tuesday after being evacuated back in October before Hurricane Matthew.

Slideshow - tap here to view a slideshow of the goats' return.

The Goat Island goats are always transported off the island in late fall, but they were evacuated a little early last year before Hurricane Matthew hit the area in October. They are then transported back to their island on Tax Day, which fell on Tuesday, April 18 this year.

The East Coast BrewBoat, South Carolina’s first “pedal pub,” assisted in the bringing the goats back to the island on Tuesday.

Check out Facebook video of the goats' return here:

Since 2006, the goats have had some company on the island: a muster of peacocks. Also, a group of peacocks is called a muster. You just learned something new today!

Check out even more pics of the Goat Island goats’ return here.

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