Goat Eyes - Why are they rectangles?
Actually, the term is "horizontally elongated". And a 2015 study by researchers at UC Berkeley and Durham University conclude that pupil features are determined by whether an animal is predator or prey. Goats (and horses and deer) are typically prey. Read how their pupils help them avoid being caught. Ivy has an eye on each side of her head that are light-colored, almost hazel. Her pupil is dark and horizontally elongated, not round like ours. The bottom of her pupil ten
Goats on the Bogs!
We live near the Tom Landers bogs. What a treasure! I have walked my dogs and their friends there for over a decade. Now - I am learning the joy of walking goats on the bogs. They like to come on the walks. And nibble. And run around a little. They stick much closer to me than Angus does. Or even Kassidy. Which, if you know Kassidy, is pretty amazing. This morning they "helped" me fetch Angus off of a bog, where he was joyfully trying to munch a deceased muskrat. I