Wild goat
Darja Zubareva
November 21, 2018

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One correct answer


The wild goat is a predecessor of the domestic goat. They are threatened mainly by hybridisation with domestic goats, but also by extending road construction, increasing flow of tourists and poaching. What is one of the other reasons mentioned on the board that caused the wild goats to become endangered?

  • Habitat loss due to environmental pollution

  • Human-wildlife conflict

  • The wild goat was extensively hunted for the bezoar formed in their stomachs, which was seen as an antidote for poison.

  • Low birth rate


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