In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Wild Goat in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
How to Draw a Wild Goat
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Wild Goat.
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How to Draw a Wild Goat - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Let's start with the head and neck. First draw a circle, and then two lines on either side.
Step 2: Detail the face - draw two ovals for the ears, two dots for the eyes, two more for the nose, and a curved line for the mouth.
Step 3: Let's give our goat the ability to defend himself. Draw two big horns with sharp curves and pointy ends.
Interesting Facts about the WILD GOAT
The Wild Goat is a member of the goat family and the scientific term for them is Capra aegagrus. This animal is the ancestor of domestic goats and lives in Europe and Asia. The species is vulnerable to extinction.
Did you know?
- The animal was first documented in the year 1777.
- The females herd in groups of up to 50 individuals.
- The males herd in a group of usually 1 individual.
- The females can give birth to usually 1 individual.
- They can be pregnant for over 170 days.
- The baby follows the mother for up 6 months long.
- They can live as long as 22 years old.
They go through mating season with the female experiencing a period where she is ready to reproduce. During this breeding cycle, both the male and female are willing to mate. At this time, older males evacuate younger males from the group. When a baby is born, it can follow the mother almost immediately. Young females can begin their breeding cycle as soon as only a couple of months from birth, while the younger males can start the mating process after they are about a few years old.