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Pygmy Goats

Capra aegagrus hircus

The domestic goat is a subspecies domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. We have 2 boys, Joe and Toby, both born in 2013. Joe's hair is all black and Toby is black and white. They are cheeky chaps who like to cause havoc in Madagascan village.


Diet

Goats are willing to eat almost anything, including things they shouldn't! They will chew on plants to decide whether they are good to eat or not.


Habitat

Pygmy goats can be found all over the world.


Conservation

They are a domesticated animal and are not under threat. Even though around 1 million goats are kept by farmers in Madagascar, amazingly overgrazing is not a large problem in most parts of the island. 
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