I LIVE IN AFRICA
Nigerian dwarf goats are native to western Africa, more specially the country of Nigeria. they have since been introduced to other countries all over the world.
I AM AN HERBIVORE
Goats will eat a variety of plants including grasses, browse, and a range of seasonal vegetation.
NIGERIAN DWARF GOATS ARE SOCIAL
Nigerian dwarf goats are very social animals and often prefer to live together in large groups. Wild herds tend to be 5 to 20 goats, but domestic goats can be herded in groups of 100 or more. Goats enjoy socializing with others goats and eating grasses and shrubs together.
A GOAT OF MANY COLORS
Nigerian dwarf goats are known to be the most colorful breed of goats. These goats are born a range of colors and color combinations.
HELPING NIGERIAN DWARF GOATS IN THE WILD
By visiting the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, you are supporting local, regional, and global conservation.
I AM IMPORTANT TO MY ECOSYSTEM
Nigerian dwarf goats will often consume plants that other animals will not eat, such as poison ivy and poison oak, which have no affect on goats. They are crucial to the health of their ecosystem in that they help keep plant growth under control.