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They say the elimination is necessary, but many of we senior naturalists may disagree. Instead of murdering them, if the mountain goats are invading the territory of the approved bighorn sheep, why not just gather them up and take them where they can live out their lives?

An official kill of the mountain goats that have invaded Grand Teton National Park and threaten the existence of the park's struggling bighorn sheep herd, is going on. A High Tetons area, including the north and west slopes of the Cathedral Group, will be closed to the public. Flying goat killers are locating and shooting the evil invaders. Hey, senior naturalists: Doesn’t this slaughter really get your goat?

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