Goats are among the earliest animals domesticated by humans. Goats have been shepherd for milk, meat, fur, and skins across much of the world.
They are also agile and famous for their ability to climb and balance in precarious places. If any of the fencing can be overcome, goats will almost inevitably escape. Now, are you ready to give them more attention? Know more facts about the goats through this article while visiting Petting Zoo area in Bali Safari Park!
The goat can weigh around 20-100 kg, depends on the species and gender with a life span around 15-18 years. They generally inhabits most of the grassland, which is there are plenty of food for them.
As you can see, most goats naturally have two horns with various shapes and sizes depending on the breed. It is made of living bone made by keratin, have function as defense, dominance, and territoriality.
They are ruminants animal, or herbivorous mammals that likes to eat leave and grass. They able to acquire nutrients from plant-based food by fermenting it in a specialized stomach prior to digestion. As with other mammal ruminants, they are even-toed ungulates. Try feeding them in a close range through Petting Zoo area!
The Goats have gestation length approximately 150 days, and can have 2-3 babies in one birth. Birthing of goat also known as kidding, which generally occurs uneventfully. The mother often eats the placenta to get the nutrients, and to reduce the lure of the birth scent for predators.
Goats are naturally a curious animals. Because, they are agile and famous for their ability to climb and balance in precarious places, even climb trees. If any of the fencing can be overcome, goats will almost inevitably escape. Goats is known to be as intelligent as dogs by some studies!