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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The Mountain Goat Tour Company offer a choice of both half day and full-day excursions.
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TOP TIP Mountain Goat runs winter tours daily from Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside.
She's the dead-eyed creature posing with a beautiful mountain goat she slaughtered for fun, by the way.
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They decide to carry out a survey of mountain goat sightings by residents of Doug's apartment block, which takes some time, until the day that Goat makes a dash for freedom--down the fire escapes, followed by a helter-skelter crocodile of different residents--Kenneth P.
To my surprise, I had drawn a mountain goat archery tag for Game Management Unit 5.1 was shocked, excited, nervous and pumped all at once.
Karlier, the big mountain goat had been in a perfect spot for a stalk, somewhat lower on the rugged mountain than usual.
and a stillness that raises its horns high as a mountain goat.