Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

Events and things to do throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunts, summer flying displays, Quiz trails around the Park, Halloween Pumpkin Trail and more.

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Make it a birthday to remember with your choice of four themed party rooms with the birthday child’s name displayed on the door.

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We want children to get as much as possible from a visit – wildlife education, inspiration about the natural world and active fun.

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Latin Name: Capra hircus
Status: Not Evaluated
Distribution: This species originally came from Camaroon in West Africa
Interesting Fact: Pygmy goats do not like the rain and would rather stay in the warm.

Pygmy Goats

This is a small, tough and friendly breed of goat which came originally from Africa.

A pygmy goat is a breed of miniature domestic goat. They enjoy having items to jump on like to leap and are very good climbers.

African pygmy goats prefer to browse rather than pasture. On occasion, they will eat fruit, vegetables and hay.

There population is unknown but there are a great number as they are kept domestically.

Females, called does, weigh 24 to 34 kg (53 to 75 lb) and males, called bucks, weigh 27 to 39 kg (60 to 86 lb). The color and pattern of their coats vary significantly.



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