This breed was developed in England when British goats crossed with bucks of African and Indian origin. Goats were among one of the very first domesticated animals, and they have been part of human life as companions and sources of hides and food for millennia. Many thousands of years of selective breeding have produced a large of number of breeds specialized for different purposes and climates.
Capra aegagrus hircus
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The individual barnyard animals at Outback Station are rotated in and out of the petting zoo at various times of the day. Guests may enjoy time with the animals anytime except during the coldest or rainiest conditions, but it will always be a surprise to find which specific breeds and individual animals are there to greet them.