Girgentana goats give birth to four kids

Spring is slowly taking hold at Hellabrunn, and with it begins the baby boom at the zoo. The rare Girgentana goats, for example, have already produced four kids this year.

The four recently born kids - Rose, Romina, Ronja and Räuber - are quite active and keep the adult Girgentana in the group at Hellabrunn on their toes. Born between February and April, all four baby goats are half-siblings: they all share the same dad, Mr Montgomery. Girgentana goats are known for their characteristic  corkscrew-shaped horns, which can reach up to 80 cm in length in males.

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