International Order of
Rocky Mountain Goats

Rocky Mountain Goat Facts

  • No large mammal on earth lives at higher elevations.
  • The Rocky Mountain goat is the least studied large mammal in North America
  • The closest living relative is the European chamois
  • The Rocky Mountain goat can stand on a ledge the size of a paperback book and can even turn around on it.
  • The Rocky Mountain Goat's yellowish white beard or GOATtee is on average 5 inches. 
  • Goats are herbivores; they enjoy nearly 200 species of grasses, moss, ferns, wildflowers, and shrubs.



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