Goats As members of the family Bovidae As Land Animals
The goat is a member of the family Bovidae and is closely related to the sheep as both are in the goat-antelope subfamily Caprinae. There are over 300 distinct breeds of goat. Goats are one of the oldest domesticated species, and have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world. In 2011, there were more than 924 million live goats around the globe, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. [from wikipedia]
Leashed Goats Rocky Mountain Goat
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Leashed Goats, As Domesticated Animals, As Land Animals

The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. Female goats are referred to as "does" or "nannies", intact males are called "bucks" or "billies" and juveniles of both sexes are called "kids". Castrated males are called "wethers". Goat meat from younger animals is called "kid" or "cabrito" (from Spanish and/or Portuguese), while meat from older animals is known simply as "goat" or sometimes called "chevon", or, in some areas, "mutton" (which more often refers to adult sheep meat).[from wikipedia]

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Rocky Mountain Goat, (Oreamnos Americanus), At The Oregon Zoo, in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also known as the Rocky Mountain goat, is a large hoofed mammal endemic to North America. A subalpine to alpine species, it is a sure-footed climber commonly seen on cliffs and ice.Despite its vernacular name, it is not a member of Capra, the genus that includes all other goats, such as the wild goat, Capra aegagrus, from which the domestic goat is derived.[from wikipedia]

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