Project Description

Lamancha Goat

Capra hircus

Animal Class: Mammals

Height: 28-30 inches at shoulder

Weight: 130-160 pounds

Life Span: 7-10 years

Diet: Like most goats, Lamancha goats are browsers that like to eat leaves, weeds, and grass. At the Zoo, they are fed a nutritionally-balanced pellet.

Description: Lamancha goats (also spelled LaMancha) are a breed of dairy goats known for having short ears. They’re born with these small ears. Lamancha goats are the only breed of dairy goat developed in the United States. They can be any color.

Our Animals: Chewie, R2-D2, C-3PO, Count Dooku (Lamancha/Nubian mix)