Animals of the world, Goat

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  • Goats are medium-sized land mammals found all over the world
  • There are over 300 breeds of the domesticated goat
  • Goats were the first animal to be used by humans for milk
  • Goat skins were popularly used until the Middle Ages for water and wine bottles
  • Most goats naturally have two horns
  • Goats are very intelligent and curious animals they have a constant desire to explore and investigate anything unfamiliar
  • They are known for escaping their pens and getting into mischief
  • Goats are browsing animals, not grazers like cattle and sheep, and will chew on and taste just about anything resembling plant matter in order to decide whether it is good to eat
  • Goats are very social creatures and become lonely if left alone for long periods of time
  • In a herd of feral goats, it is a large male that is dominant and maintains discipline and coherence of the flock
  • Some goats can jump as high as 5 feet
  • They have great balance and are thus able to survive in precarious areas such as steep mountains.
  • Goats are known as great climbers and can often be found climbing hills, rocks, rooftops, some even climb trees
  • Goats have prominent eyes, a panoramic field of 320°–340°. They have a well-developed sense of smell and a new food is investigated by sniffing it.

 

References; Nationalgeographic.com, Wikipedia, Britannica.com, BBC.com, Australiangeographic.com, Birdlife.org.au,worldwildlife.com

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