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Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Capra hircus

Goats Gallery

 

 

About the Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Class: Mammalia  
Order: Artiodactyla  
Family: Bovidae

Nigerian dwarf goats are noted for their wide range of color patterns, which include combinations of black, brown or gold mixed with white, as well as for their easy-going temperaments. These herbivorous miniature goats are of West African descent. They have been domesticated as dairy goats and can be found all over the world. Highly adaptable, Nigerian dwarf goats can live in climates ranging from cold to hot and dry.