Its hair is redish – brown in the summer and gray – brown in the winter months. A male and female's antlers are hooked at the top. Its height is 0.8 m, length is 1.2 m, a male weights 30 – 50 kg, and a female 30 – 50 kg and a female 25 – 30 kg.
It inhabits high mountains, in the summer it climbs to the snow edge, active during the day and rest in the afternoon. It jumps and climbs well, but it's very timid. It lives in large herds led by one older female, while older males live solitary.
In Serbia, wild goat is possible to meet in the National Park Tara and National Park Djerdap.