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Pygmy Goat

West Africa

Pygmy Goat

About

A pygmy goat is a breed of miniature domestic goat. Pygmy goats tend to be kept as pets primarily, though also work well as milk producers and working animals.

Fun Facts
  • Pygmy Goats are from West Africa, particularly in the Cameroon Valley.
  • Although Pygmy Goats are small in stature, they produce very large amount of milk for their size.
  • This animal is flexible and hardy – it can adapt well virtually to all climates.
Conservation

Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.