There are three young goats born in April 2013, two male and one female, that reside year-round in the Zoo's A Step Into Africa
Exhibit. The males are both brown, while the female is tan-and-white. The goats are on loan to the Zoo from a local farm in Spencerport.
Status in the wild
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status: Least concern.
Domestic goats are found throughout the world in a variety of habitats. In some areas such as Australia they have become an invasive species. The range of the domestic goat’s wild ancestor, the wild goat, is in the Middle East in mountainous habitats.
All sorts of plant materials: grasses, leaves and twigs of trees and shrubs, vines.