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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Today, portions of western North America previously inhabited by Oreamnos harringtoni are characterized by widely divergent environmental settings.
Oreamnos harringtoni from Muskox Cave was associated with these dynamic communities.
Mead & Taylor (1998) provide the known distribution of Oreamnos harringtoni, which now extends to southeastern New Mexico.
A Pleistocene mountain goat from British Columbia and comments on the dispersal history of Oreamnos.