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Goat montagna

Mountain Goat or Rocky Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) - endemic to North America

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goats are not true goats but they are close relatives. They are more properly known as goat-antelopes. These surefooted beasts inhabit many of North America's most spectacular alpine environments.

Mountain Goat billie standing on a rock shelter & observing his environment - (Rocky Mountain Goat)

Mountain Goat billie standing on a rock shelter & observing his environment - (Rocky Mountain Goat)

~~High Mountain Family ~ mountain goats by Sandy Sisti-Wild at Heart Images~~

Yes, we know these are Mountain Goats! Inexperienced wildlife watchers often confuse mountain goats with female bighorn sheep. Note the goats white color and black horns. Compare this to our photo of a bighorn ewe.

2016-7-19 - Mountain goat drowns fleeing from crowd snapping photos - Stock photo: A mountain goat stands along the main road that runs through Glacier National Park in Montana. (Associated Press)

- Mountain goat drowns fleeing from crowd snapping photos - Stock photo: A mountain goat stands along the main road that runs through Glacier National Park in Montana.

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