Alpine Goat – Карельский зоопарк

Alpine Goat

Class: Mammals

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovidae

Weight: at least 61 kg

Height: exceeds 81 cm

Body length: about 150 cm

Color: can be entirely white, brown, or black, as well as two-colored or even three-colored

Age of sexual maturity: 5-6 months

Gestation period: 150 days

Lifespan: 15 to 18 years

Habitat: Europe, America, Tibet, Western China

Diet: grass, hay, vegetables, roots

Did you know?

  • Thanks to millennia of evolution and the efforts of shepherd-selectors, today a single goat can produce over 1000 liters of milk per lactation.
  • These animals require a balanced diet and protection from heat, drafts, and humidity.
  • The horns of male individuals can reach a length of 100 cm.
  • Благодаря тысячелетней эволюции и стараниям пастухов-селекционеров, сегодня одна коза может дать более 1000 литров молока за лактацию.
  • Животных нужно обеспечить полноценным рационом, защитой от жары, сквозняков и влажности.