Zoo Knoxville: Chocolate Chip, resident Nigerian dwarf goat dies at 17

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Chocolate Chip. (Photo: Zoo Knoxville)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Zoo Knoxville announced Thursday the passing of beloved Nigerian dwarf goat, Chocolate Chip.

Chocolate Chip was 17 years old and had been born and raised at the zoo. She was a favorite among staff and guests; she loved greeting them at the Kids Cove.

The zoo saying they’ll miss the goat.

The average life span of Nigerian dwarf goats ranges from 12-14 years.

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