Wildgoat / Capra aegragus
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The wild goat ranges discontinuously from central Afghanistan and southern Pakistan, west through Iran, western Turkmenistan, northern Iraq, the Caucasus region, as far as southwestern Turkey. It once occurred in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, but is now extinct in these countries. The wild goat which is kept at AWWP is supposed to be from Iran. Wild goats live in arid mountainous areas, they gregarious, and if undisturbed will congregate in fairly large herds. The older males associate with such herds but generally keep together, often on the periphery of the main band. Wild goats are classified as VULNERABLE by IUCN.

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