Interesting Facts About Goat
- Goats were the first animals domesticated by man in 10,000 B.C.
- Most goats can be found in Asia and the Mid-East.
- Goats are social animals, however unlike sheep, who they are closely related to, they are not flock-orientated.
- There are over 210 breeds of goats in the world.
- Kids can follow their mothers almost immediately after being born. They are very close to their mothers
- The goat is one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals. It represents introversion, creativity, shyness and being a perfectionist.
- The female goat is called a doe or nanny.
- The male goat is called a buck or billy.
- A baby goat is called a kid.
- Goats have excellent coordination. They have great balance and are thus able to survive in precarious areas such as steep mountains. They can even climb trees and some species can jump over 5 feet high.
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