The goat – seen here in a 19th-century painting by Alfred Newton – has been a popular domestic animal for centuries. It is a convenient size to handle, it is easily domesticated, and it can produce milk, meat and fibre.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Watercolour by Alfred Newton
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