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Caprines (including goats and sheep)

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( This post was last modified: 10-31-2019, 11:18 AM by BorneanTiger )

Goats and sheep are among the ungulates classified under the subfamily of Caprinæ within the family of Bovidæhttps://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Bovidae/

Here are some news items I collected in the past week regarding caprines:

- Spain's capital city, Madrid, was flooded by a huge flock of sheep migrating to southern pastures: https://www.dw.com/en/madrid-deluged-by-...g-50908265

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- In the northernmost Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, a goat got stuck for 5 days on Jabal Jais, which is the highest mountain in the UAE, located in the Ru'us Al-Jibal (literally "Heads of Mountains"; the northwestern part of the Hajar Mountains, located in the Musandam Peninsula south of the Strait of Hormuz), but because the summit is in Oman, the highest peak in the UAE is that of Jabal Yibir or Jebel Al-Mebrah nearby. It then got rescued by Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence: https://gulfnews.com/uae/watch-rak-rescu...2484745603https://www.thenational.ae/uae/watch-eme...n-1.930907 

Credit: RAK Civil Defence (Instagram)
https://www.instagram.com/p/B4Ph83tJJp9/

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