Two ground squirrels (Xerus inaurus) playing, Kalahari desert, South Africa. Squirrels can jump a distance of up to 20 feet. They have long, muscular hind legs and short front legs that work together to aid in leaping.
Goats were one of the first animals to be tamed by humans and were being herded 9,000 years ago. Whether they’re wild goats dashing up a steep mountain or domestic goats prancing in a farm field, these sociable, happy animals are fun to watch. Their wise little faces, short beards, and prancing movements make them hard to resist.
Family of donkeys outdoors in spring. Donkeys are loyal and loving creatures. Some people call them the dogs of the livestock world! Playful, intelligent donkeys know how to make the most of every day. They enjoy socializing and grooming each other. In fact, they get depressed if they’re alone, but they will perk up if they have some goat friends to hang out with.
Carrion crow (Corvus corone) black bird perched on a branch. Crows are extremely intelligent birds. They are known for their problem-solving skills and amazing communication skills. Crafty crows are known for their intelligence and loud, rasping caws. These curious birds can learn to mimic the intonations of human voices. They also remember which humans were kind to them and which ones weren’t. Even more impressive, they pass that information onto their children.