The Goat

The Goat
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Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781782407522
Publisher: Ivy Press
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Description

The Goat: A Natural History offers a complete overview of this captivating creature, from the goatish Greek god Pan, to their cognitive capacity and typical milk yields. 

It is no secret that goats are highly intelligent. They are also curious, gentle, independent, very social, and full of character. They hate to get wet and will avoid puddles. Among the first domesticated animals, goats are a common character in western mythology. In ancient Greece, Crete, and Egypt, goats even received divine honours. Goats are increasingly appreciated for their high adaptability to a wide variety of environmental conditions, and will thrive in the warmer, dryer world of the future. This book reveals everything you need to know about the natural history of a fascinating animal.

The author

Sue Weaver is a leading livestock and poultry expert who has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books about over the past half century. She owns her own farm with her husband, where they look after goats, sheep, horses, dogs, a donkey, a llama and a pig.

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Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781782407522
Illustrations: 350
Size: 7.717 in x 9.252 in / 196 mm x 235 mm
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