Turbo the Goat tours Toronto, captures our hearts

Goat on a train! Turbo the goat heads into the city on the GO train to do some sightseeing and promote the Royal Winter Fair.

Meet Turbo the goat - he's the first of his kind to ever take the GO train

Turbo the goat heads into the city on the GO train to do some sightseeing and promote the Royal Winter Fair. 0:41

Meet Turbo the Goat. He's become a bit of a celebrity on Twitter this morning.

Turbo rode the GO train into Toronto to do a bit of sightseeing downtown before he starts his gig at the Royal Winter Fair this weekend. 

Well actually, he was the first goat to ever ride the GO train, so Turbo made history this morning too. 

The five-year-old Nigerian dwarf goat arrived at Port Credit GO station just before 7 a.m. and, at the suggestion of GO staff, decided to catch the 7:35 a.m. Lakeshore West train toward Union. 

He's an athletic showoff

Here's a little background on Turbo. He's on Twitter, where he describes himself as "athletic" and says that he loves to perform. 

"Some would say I definitely know how to work a crowd," reads his Twitter description.

Turbo will have a chance to do just that at the Royal Winter Fair when it opens Friday.

Those who took a selfie with him on the train today using the hashtag #RoyalGoat will be entered into a contest to win tickets to the fair.

Turbo arrived at Union station just after 8 a.m.

Turbo then made his way around the city taking selfies with Torontonians and flaunting his new-found fame.

It wasn't all smooth sailing — at one point, Turbo found himself on the wrong side of the law.


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