Tag: goats

August 3, 2022

JWM: Himalayan tahr surveys inform management in New Zealand

Data from helicopter surveys of invasive Himalayan tahr that have spread through New Zealand’s Southern Alps are helping the country’s conservation agencies better manage the ungulates. Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)...

August 12, 2019

Tourists get too close to wild mountain goats

Photos from Mount Evans, Colo. are raising controversy after showing crowds of tourists getting within several feet of wild mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) and their kids. Colorado Parks and Wildlife...

September 25, 2018

Mountain goats relocated to the North Cascades

Crews are relocating hundreds of mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) from Olympic National Park to habitat in the North Cascades. Park officials say this will help protect natural resources, reduce visitor...