Because you know, life if just so rough being a human.

Daily Mail – In his quest for a simpler life, one man has transformed himself into a goat.

Thomas Thwaites, a 34-year-old researcher from London, has spent the past year creating prosthetics that allow him to roam around on all fours.

He’s studied their behaviour, learned their way of communicating and even attempted to create an artificial goat stomach to allow him to eat grass.

His efforts, funded by the government, culminated in a three day trip to the Swiss Alps, where he lived as a goat, roaming the hills with a herd.

But why would anyone go to such lengths to be a goat?

‘I suppose it was because it could be fairly difficult, depressive and just stressful being a human being,’ Thwaites told DailyMail.com

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