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.
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.