African Pygmy Goat

Capra aegagrus f. hircus

Little darlings

Pygmy Goats are popular farm animals in West and Central Africa because they are well suited to hot and humid climates. They are practically resistant to the tsetse fly, which transmits harmful pathogens.


  • Origin


  • Diet

    Hay, grass, herbs, fodder beets, vegetables, pellets

  • Size

    40 to 50 cm shoulder height

  • Weight

    20 to 35 kg

  • Gestation period

    approx. 150 days

  • Achievable age

    up to 25 years

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Opening hours

Today, 14. August
9:00 - 18:30
Last admission: 17:00
Opening hours

Feedings & Trainings

  • Elephants 11:30
  • Orangutans/ Chimpanzees/ Bonobos 13:30
  • Gorillas 14:00
All feedings


Zoo map


Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin

Route (Google)