Let's re-visit this photo, shall we?
As you know he's reaching for the goat 'pellets'. You see the 4 year old, being cautious, making sure the tyke doesn't fall off the ledge upon which they are teetering.
What you don't see is the Billy Goat running towards them hoping for a meal.
What is the tyke's mother doing? Is she beckoning the boys off the ledge? No.
Is she warning him of the charging Billy Goat? No.
Is she pleading with him to get his hands out of the Goat Poo? No.
Is she standing behind them making ready to catch him if he falls? No.
Appearently, mother leaves that up to the 4 year old.
Mother... is standing back attempting to get a good angle with the camera, laughing about the goat poo.
Mother may need to re visit the 'good parenting' classes......