Domestic Goat

(Capra hircus)

Seneca Park Zoo is home to two goats – Harley and Bianca . They reside year-round in the Zoo’s A Step Into Africa area.

Animal Facts


All sorts of plant materials: grasses, leaves and twigs from trees and shrubs, and vines.

Status in The Wild

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status

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.