Nubian Goat

Taxonomic name: Capra hircus

Type: Mammal

Conservation Status: None (Domesticated)

Longevity: 10-15 years

Size: 76 - 81 cm at the withers

Weight: 60 - 80 kg

Fun Facts: Goats have horizontal pupils which allow for a wide peripheral vision field; this is helpful for avoiding predators! Nubian goats are known for the high fat content in the milk they produce. Nubian goats are easily recognizable thanks to their long, floppy ears.

Find the Zoo's Nubian Goats at the new Aunt Sally's Farm.