Domestic Goat Capra hircus

Like other domestic animals, goats come in an amazing variety of shapes, sizes and colors!

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ORIGIN:
Central Asia

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HABITAT:
Rocky areas, meadows and farms

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
20-250 lbs
Length: 4-5 ft

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DIET:
Grass and leaves

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PREDATORS:
Coyotes, birds of prey and mountain lions

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Horns

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REPRODUCTION:
5-month gestation; sexually mature in under 1 yr

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 22 yrs in human care

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