mountain goat


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mountain goat:

see Rocky Mountain goatRocky Mountain goat,
hoofed ruminant mammal, Oreamnos americanus, found in the high mountains of S Alaska, W Canada, and the extreme NW United States. Although it is not a true goat it belongs to the same family (cattle family) and is goatlike in appearance, with a
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mountain goat

1. short for Rocky Mountain goat
2. any wild goat inhabiting mountainous regions
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In Jety-Oguz district, local forester stopped an UAZ vehicle on December 31 and found meat of a mountain goat.
Given the running start, I had neglected to put on the familiar green-and-gray uniform--in fact, I was in long johns with badly disheveled hair--so I explained that, despite present appearances, I was a biological sciences technician employed by the National Park Service to monitor and manage mountain goats in the Olympic high country.
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Qualitative and quantitative characters of recovered skeletal elements fit previous descriptions for Harrington's extinct mountain goat.
Visit the Northern Trail to get a glimpse of Alaska's trees, and see animals such as wolf, elk, bear, and mountain goat.
But in this high country lives one of the hearties ad most sure-footed animals in the world--the Rocky Mountain goat.