WATCH: Baby goat leaps into first steps

Posted at 4:32 PM, Apr 17, 2016

They say you need to walk before you can run, but they never said anything about skipping.

Less than 24 hours after being born, a kid goat at Sunflower Farms in Cumberland, Maine. was seen hopping around and enjoying life.

The Nigerian goat named George Washington was born just this week, but he isn’t wasting any time in finding his footing.

Sunflower Farms is naming all of its kids after presidents and vice presidents this year. Because George Washington was the first baby goat born on the farm this year, he was named after the first president.

“ On his first walk outside with his mom May, he leapt the whole way! Why walk when you can SPRING! Gotta love the enthusiasm of baby goats!” says the description on the YouTube video.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.