Leon Bruneau
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/ 15 May 2006

Merapi spews deadly ‘shaggy goats’

As Mount Merapi starts to spew deadly heat clouds down its flank, fear is beginning to grip residents living in the shadow of the rumbling volcano. The appearance of the ”shaggy goats”, as the locals call the searing clouds of volcanic gases, ash and dust, brings back terrible memories of Merapi’s last eruption in November 1994.