Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Goats are a domestic animal, which means they live among people. You can come say hello and brush them in the Contact Yard in the Children’s Zoo!


  • Scientific Name: Capra hircus
  • Range: African in origin
  • Status in the Wild: Domesticated
  • Location in the Zoo: McGovern Children’s Zoo
  • Cool Animal Fact A goat has rectangular pupils so it can see danger coming from behind.