wild goat


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Noun1.wild goat - undomesticated goatwild goat - undomesticated goat      
caprine animal, goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
bezoar goat, Capra aegagrus, pasang - wild goat of Iran and adjacent regions
Capra falconeri, markhoor, markhor - large Himalayan goat with large spiraled horns
Capra ibex, ibex - wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns
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wild goat

ncapra selvatica
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Upon this, the Scotchman gave a leap that a wild goat would not have been ashamed of among his native crags.
A GOATHERD, driving his flock from their pasture at eventide, found some Wild Goats mingled among them, and shut them up together with his own for the night.
It is over-run with wild goats, that breed there in great numbers and are never disturbed by foot of man; for sportsmen--who as a rule will suffer so much hardship in forest or among mountain precipices--do not go there, nor yet again is it ever ploughed or fed down, but it lies a wilderness untilled and unsown from year to year, and has no living thing upon it but only goats.
When the child of morning, rosy-fingered dawn appeared, we admired the island and wandered all over it, while the nymphs Jove's daughters roused the wild goats that we might get some meat for our dinner.
It is true, they planted corn and made fences; but Solomon's words were never better verified than in them, "I went by the vineyard of the slothful, and it was all overgrown with thorns": for when the Spaniards came to view their crop they could not see it in some places for weeds, the hedge had several gaps in it, where the wild goats had got in and eaten up the corn; perhaps here and there a dead bush was crammed in, to stop them out for the present, but it was only shutting the stable-door after the steed was stolen.
It was filled with tropical fruits, wild chickens, and wild pigs, with an occasional herd of wild cattle, while high up among the peaks were herds of wild goats harried by packs of wild dogs.
No one had the slightest suspicion; and when next day, taking a fowling-piece, powder, and shot, Dantes declared his intention to go and kill some of the wild goats that were seen springing from rock to rock, his wish was construed into a love of sport, or a desire for solitude.
At last we reached a hut that they set apart for us, and there we cooked our meat and some vegetables the women brought us, and had milk from cows--the first I had had in Caspak--and cheese from the milk of wild goats, with honey and thin bread made from wheat flour of their own grinding, and grapes and the fermented juice of grapes.
I have no anxiety on that score," answered Benassis; "the wild goats must feel envious of that fellow yonder
Bamou National Park is one of the main habitats of the Persian leopard as well as several other threatened species such as the jungle cat, wildcat, wild goat, lesser mouse-tailed bat and owl.
Markhor is a large species of wild goat listed as near threatened.
Nathan's memories a wild goat of them the country Finally relenting to the pressure of my two-year-old niece to watch The Wiggles every hour of the day on You-Tube, she had it installed this morning.