Feral Goats, St. Boniface Down, Isle of Wight

Feral Goats, St. Boniface Down, Isle of Wight

Observation - Feral Goats, St. Boniface Down, Isle of Wight - UK and Ireland. Description: These goats were introduced by the National Trust to manage the vegetation on St. Boniface Down, along with New Forest Ponies and cattle. In particular they control Holm Oak(Quercus ilex) which is taking over the downland , in fact I understand the Holm o

These goats were introduced by the National Trust to manage the vegetation on St. Boniface Down, along with New Forest Ponies and cattle. In particular they control Holm Oak(Quercus ilex) which is taking over the downland , in fact I understand the Holm oak forest here is the biggest in Europe!