African Pygmy Goat African Pygmy Goat

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Capra hircus

The African Pygmy goat is known for its ability to survive on poor pasture. They are vegetarians that prefer to browse rather than graze. To reach high branches they stand on their hind legs. Both sexes of African Pygmy goats have horns.



ANIMAL INFORMATION
HABITATOriginated in the Cameroon Valley of West Africa
WEIGHTFemales range in weight of 35 to 60 pounds, Males range in weight of 40 to 80 pounds
HEIGHT15 - 17" at the shoulder
MATINGMate as early as six months old
GESTATION5 months
YOUNG1 to 2
FAMILYBovidae
ORDERArtiodactyla
DIETEnjoy variety in diet, including woody plants, hay , oats, pellets
LIFE SPAN10-18 years


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