Appearance: Similar to the Nigerian Dwarf goat, the American Pygmy is a small goat that only reaches one to two feet in height. They vary widely in coloration including white, tan, caramel, gray, and black.
Behavior: Pygmy goats were bred to be companions and are common petting zoo animals.
Range: Domestic American Pygmy goats are found throughout the world but are native to West Africa.
Diet: They mainly eat vegetation including grasses and alfalfa.
Date of Birth: May 2016
Bryan was the last of his herd on a local farm and was donated to the WNC Nature Center to stay social. He now shares a stall with Roddy, the Nigerian Dwarf goat, in the barn!