Goat

Goat

Catalog Number
13828
During the day, goats' pupils narrow to almost rectangular, horizontal slits.
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Details
Dimensions
3.1 x 1.1 x 2.8 inch (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years
Additional Information
During the day, goats' pupils narrow to almost rectangular, horizontal slits. This is used to protect their eyes from too much sunlight. With their broad pupils they have a wide field of view of 320-340 degrees and can promptly recognize enemies like wolves.

Fun Fact

Goats cannot perceive the colour blue. For them the sky is always grey.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Capra aegagrus hircus
  • Global Home : Worldwide
  • Conservation Status : Domesticated
  • Primary habitat : Mountains