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'Goat Kills Grizzly' Isn't the Headline We Expected

But it's the headline we're getting out of Canada, thanks to one goat's apparently deadly horns

(Newser) - If we were betting folks and had to wager on a fight between a mountain goat and a grizzly bear, it seems obvious where the safe money would land. But in what the Guardian calls a "rare turn of events," the GOAT title in this case out of...

Mountain Goat Dies Trying to Escape Alaska Crowd

It jumped into water to avoid photographers

(Newser) - After the unfortunate death of a mountain goat, Alaska residents and visitors have been urged not to act like the paparazzi when they encounter wildlife. The goat, which had apparently wandered down from a mountain into the city of Seward, drowned on Saturday while trying to escape a crowd that...

Aggressive Goats Get Idaho Trail Closed

It seems they expect food from humans

(Newser) - The US Forest Service has temporarily closed a northern Idaho hiking trail over concerns about aggressive mountain goats after one animal bit a hiker and others reportedly tried to head-butt or charge visitors. Scotchman Peak Trail, which leads to the summit of Bonner County's tallest mountain, was closed Friday,...

Mountain Goat Suspected in Man's Death

Rangers believe man's fatal injuries came from goat they caught

(Newser) - A mountain goat is currently the prime suspect in a man's death in Olympia National Park. Robert Boardman was found injured yesterday near the Klahhane Ridge area of the park and died hours later at a hospital. Park rangers didn't give any information on what kind of wounds the 63-year-old...

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