Goat is thought to have been the earliest animal domesticated besides sheep and dogs.
Cave art 10,000 to 20,000 years ago indicates that goats were common and important
At the present time, goats provide the principle source of animal protein in
many North African and Middle Eastern nations. Goat is also important in the Caribbean,
in Southeast Asia, and developing tropical countries.Three-fourths of all the goats
in the world are located in the developing regions of the world.