Happy healthy playful kids practising some goat yoga moves Yay, the goats finally get outside to stretch their legs. All animals love a bit of sun on their backs and at … More last we have a nice enough day to turn out for a few hours. We've gone from goats inside the barn, to 90 outside for a few hours. Just Flint, Zoro, the new mums are kids staying inside.
Scotchman Peak mountain goats threatened by thoughtless hikers
Goat Lick Overlook
But some hikers continue to act poorly around the goats, ignoring the signs posted at the trailhead and the educational effort to prevent the elimination of the goats. Already people have forgotten or choose to ignore that the trail was closed two years ago after two hikers were injured by goats habituated by thoughtless hikers who had previously offered the animals food or a chance to lick sweat of their packs or bodies. Lethal removal was considered by state and federal agencies. Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness said they would l ead an education effort instead.
On the way up a group of mountain goats approached him. Some licked the salt off his skin. When he returned home, he posted the photos and a short video to the Facebook group North Idaho Life. As any outdoor enthusiast worth his salt would.