Capra hircus
1. Lateral view
2. Details
The domestic breeds of goat, now known as Capra hircus, are thought to be descended from the Bezoar Goat Capra aegagrus, still extant on some Mediterranean islands.
1.Goat skull, lateral view.

Anglo-nubian breed

a) Horns grow from a point further forward than those of sheep.

Details of Specimens Illustrated

Image 1
Goat Capra hircus, "Josie"
Sex - female
Stage - sub-adult
Date collected - April 1998
Collection ref. - 98.007
Source - slaughter
Condylobasal length215mm Zygomatic width112mm
Jaw length155mm

Latin Name : Capra "a she-goat", hircus "a he-goat"

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