Capra aegagrus hicus
Pygmy goats are a breed of dwarf goat that originate from southern Sudan through central Africa to Senegal.
Typically small in size, hence the name ‘Pygmy’, they grow up to only 22″ at the withers and come in a wide variety of coats colours.
This breed is very hardy and can adapt well to a variety of different climates. They make popular pets due their size and nature.
Pygmy goats are herbivores and love to browse on leaves, bark, grass, hay and grain.
Lifespan – 10-15 years
IUCN Conservation Status – Not listed (Domesticated)