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Goat / Goat

Capra hircus

Habitat: Its distribution is wide and it is found throughout the world, mainly in mountainous areas, thickets, grasslands, coniferous and oak forests, thorny forests and tropical forests.

Food: They are ruminants and eat herbaceous plants and grasses, even branches and leaves of small trees and shrubs. In captivity they eat forage throughout the year.

Habits: They are diurnal, very agile, they prefer to be in groups of 2 or more because they are a highly gregarious species. They are social animals. Herds may contain only males, only females and juveniles, or a mixture of both. They spend most of the day foraging.

It is interesting that… The males use their horns to defend themselves against predators and during the fight for dominance with others of their species

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