Easily recognisable by its long drooping ears and rounded head, its colour varies in mid-tone browns, to greys and blacks. The Anglo Nubian has a long deep body, which means it is ideal for meat production and is well adapted to hot climates, so is a popular import. It is a highly intelligent animal and once shown how to do something, it learns quickly. Among the tallest of goat, breeds males average a height of 90cm (36”) and weight of 140kgs (22 stone). The females are slightly smaller averaging 80cm (32”) in height and 110kgs (17stone) in weight.