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State biologists live-captured 39 mountain goats in Southeast and on the Kenai; two from the Kenai tested positive for Movi and showed no signs of illness, state officials say.
All seven of the zoo's Nubian ibex – a mountain goat found in the Middle East—were euthanized after the population contracted Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF), a strain of herpes that has no cure.
The tragic, rare goat attack helped rekindle a dormant battle over the peninsula’s mountain goats.
Both Cascades and Olympic mountain goats suffer from low genetic diversity, biologists say.
The valley is home to mountain goats, minks, wolverines, wolves and other animals, including over 100 bird species.
Interior appointees even questioned why Gracie the Bark Ranger, the popular border collie who prevents bighorn sheep and mountain goats from getting too close to park visitors, was invited to tag along.
Think of yourself as a flat, sheer mountain face upon which this little mountain goat of negativity can find no rest for his jerk hooves (or think of a better analogy, if one occurs to you).
The floatplane threads through a mountain valley milky with clouds, mountain goats dotting green peaks on the way toward Terror Lake -- the source of most of Kodiak's power.
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MOUNTAIN GOAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mountain goat for English Language Learners
: an animal that has horns and a thick white coat and that lives in the mountains of western North America
MOUNTAIN GOAT Defined for Kids
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