Goats are pretty much the G.O.A.T. These curious and playful animals were one of the first animals to be tamed by humans (they were first being herded 9,000 years ago), which might explain why goats can be taught their name and to come when called. How adorable! There’s definitely something super sweet about goats, right? No wonder we want to do goat yoga with them and dress them up in cute outfits. We even like to laugh at goat puns and jokes. It’s almost as if these kids are like our kids — we just can’t get enough of them. So, in celebration of our furry friends, we decided to put together some G.O.A.T. goat coloring pages. They make a perfect DIY activity for you and your kids to enjoy together. They might even get you thinking of adopting a mini(goat) kid of your own as a pet, or, at least, maybe visiting one at a local farm sanctuary.
Free Printable Goat Coloring Pages
Goat Page No. 1
Goats are raised on farms for their wool, milk, and meat. Goat milk is used for butter, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. In fact, goat meat is the most consumed meat per capita worldwide, and goat milk is also used more than cow’s milk globally.
Goat Page No. 2
Goats are symbolic in many different cultures around the world. Some believe they symbolize independence and faith as they confidently climb any mountain that comes their way. They are also symbols of health and vitality in many cultures globally. Several myths see goats as symbols of virility, while female goats are thought to represent reproduction and abundance.
Goat Page No. 3
Goats are herd animals and will become depressed if kept without any goat companions. So, if you want to own one as a pet, make sure you get two goats. Two goats are always better than one!
Goat Page No. 4
Originally native to Southwest Asia, pygmy goats are a small breed of domestic goats you can now find worldwide. These goats are often kept in farms for their milk or as pets since they are friendly and playful animals, a.k.a. these are the guys who are down for yoga.
Goat Page No. 5
Baby goats (kids) are pretty quick and alert as soon as they’re born. They’re known to stand and take their first steps within minutes after birth. Can you believe that energy?! Their mother recognizes each kid by its unique call and scent — not by sight. And if you’re wondering where baby goats get their name, well, it’s called “kidding” when a goat gives birth. It sounds like a joke, but we’re so serious.
Goat Page No. 6
If you’ve looked at a goat’s eyes, you may have noticed how distinct they are. That’s because goats’ pupils — like many hooved animals — are rectangular. This unique feature gives them vision for 320 to 340 degrees (compared to humans with 160 to 210) around them without having to move. No wonder they are thought to have excellent night vision. They can see everything!
Goat Page No. 7
Goats, being mountain animals, are very good at climbing. They can climb pretty much anything, from treetops to even dams. In fact, they’re extremely agile and are capable of jumping up to 12 feet! Because they are natural mountain climbers, they are foragers when it comes to food — not grazers. As herbivores, they like to reach up high to find the tastiest snacks, like moss and plants.
Goat Page No. 8
Floppy-eared Nubian goats are sociable and outgoing — and, of course, super cute. Originally from North Africa, they were imported to the U.S. in 1896 and are the most popular dairy goat breed due to the high butterfat content in their milk.
Goat Page No. 9
Legend has it that goats discovered what we know as coffee. After a goat herder in Ethiopia noticed that his goats became energized and wouldn’t sleep at night after he spotted them eating berries from a particular tree, he shared his discovery. Soon after, drinks were produced using these mysterious berries, and the knowledge of the energizing beans spread worldwide.
Goat Page No. 10
Did you know goats are known to be big burpers? Hey, you would be too if you had four stomachs that needed to digest a heck of a lot of plant material. So much fiber! Each stomach even has a name: the tumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum.
Goat Page No. 11
Did you know goats, like dogs, were one of the first animals to be tamed? They also live around the same amount of time as dogs.
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