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Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)
A mountain goat along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, Montana
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Looking south from the east ridge, Mt. Quandary
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Photograph by Brad Smith. Some rights reserved. (view image details)
Mountain Goat, Portland Zoo, Oregon
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MOUNTAIN GOAT FACTSDescription
The Mountain Goat is a sturdy goat with thick white coat. It has black horns about 20-30cm long. The hooves are large and oval shaped.
Rocky Mountain Goat
steep, rocky areas in alpine or sub-alpine regions.
grasses, woody plants, mosses, lichens, herbaceous plants
1-3 kids are born in May-June after gestation of about 150-180 days. Young are weaned after 3-4 months
southeast Alaska, Washington, western Montana, and central Idaho. They have also been introduced to parts of South Dakota and Colorado.