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Domestic Goats

Capra aegagrus hircus

Description:

The domestic goat is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. The goat is a member of the Bovidae family and is closely related to the sheep as both are in the goat-antelope subfamily Caprinae. There are over three hundred distinct breeds of goat.[

Notes:

These were taken at a petting zoo in South Carolina. The video shows some small goats playing. Standing up, dancing towards each other and butting heads.

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4 Comments

MaryL
MaryL 7 years ago

Nice mammals, you could put that in the Mammals of the south eastern United States mission.

CJulen
CJulen 9 years ago

Love the babies playing together! Great captures!

LaurieWinters
LaurieWinters 9 years ago

Thank you Alice. I think it's so funny how the small goats seem to dance.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Very nice video!

LaurieWinters
Spotted by
LaurieWinters

Anderson, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 11, 2011
Submitted on Nov 20, 2011

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