The Greek god Zeus was said to have been brought up by Amalthea , portrayed variously as a goat who suckled the god or as a nymph who brought him up on the milk of her goat. The breastfeeding by humans of animals is a practice that is widely attested historically and continues to be practised today by some cultures. Kennedy, Maev 20 March The belief that animal characteristics could be transmitted via milk was widely held; the Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus thought that being suckled by lionesses conferred great courage. Saint Veronica Giuliani — , an Italian nun and mystic, was known for taking a lamb to bed with her and suckling it as a symbol of the Lamb of God. To avert that possibility if a wet nurse was not available, an animal such as a donkey , cow , goat , sheep or dog could be employed. One important use of goats for suckling concerned the feeding and attempted cure of babies born with congenital syphilis inherited from their mothers. The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft. Breastfeeding: Biocultural Perspectives.
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