Rocky Mountain Goat, (Oreamnos Americanus), At The Oregon Zoo, in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon
The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also known as the Rocky Mountain goat, is a large hoofed mammal endemic to North America. A subalpine to alpine species, it is a sure-footed climber commonly seen on cliffs and ice. Despite its vernacular name, it is not a member of Capra, the genus that includes all other goats, such as the wild goat, Capra aegagrus, from which the domestic goat is derived. [from wikipedia]
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In Profile
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(Date Photographed: 12:52:17 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Saturday 6 January 2017)
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One of the Rocky Mountain goats relaxed on a bit of grass. Seated in profile, its curved horns, Mohawk back, and white beard were on display.


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Noble Face
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(Date Photographed: 12:52:21 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Saturday 6 January 2017)
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The noble face of the Rocky Mountain goat with its black eyes, nose, and lips.


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Among Boulders
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Rocky Mountain Goat external link
(Oreamnos americanus)
at Oregon Zoo external link
in Washington Park external link
Portland, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 12:53:16 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Saturday 6 January 2017)
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The Rocky Mountain goat relaxed among large boulders arranged to make it feel at home.


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