'Goat man' spotted by hiker in mountains of northern Utah

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'Goat man' spotted by hiker in mountains of northern Utah

Post by Moovyoaz » Jul 21 2012 12:47 pm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worried he could be in danger as hunting season approaches.

Phil Douglass of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday the person is doing nothing illegal, but he worries the so-called "goat man" is unaware of the dangers. "My very first concern is the person doesn't understand the risks," Douglass said. "Who's to say what could happen."

Douglass said a man hiking Sunday along Ben Lomond peak in the mountains above Ogden, about 40 miles north of Salt Lake City, spotted the person dressed like a goat among a herd of real goats. The person provided some blurry photographs to Douglass, who said they did not appear to have been altered....

http://www.ktar.com/51/1560811/Goat-man ... thern-Utah
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Post by base871 » Jul 22 2012 3:58 pm

He better be careful once mating season gets here. :o
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Post by johnlp » Jul 22 2012 5:11 pm

I think maybe that's why he is there to begin with. :D
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Post by Al_HikesAZ » Jul 24 2012 11:43 am

Goat man mystery solved
http://www.outsideonline.com/news-from- ... 20724.html
The "goat man," spotted approaching a herd of wild goats in a homemade goat costume, is a hunter from California, Utah wildlife officials said Monday.
Figures . . . Californian.
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Post by The_Eagle » Jul 24 2012 11:57 am

Al_HikesAZ wrote:Figures . . . Californian.
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Post by skatchkins » Jul 24 2012 1:29 pm

I have to believe the spotter had this reaction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG81Bvyzi6w
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Post by Moovyoaz » Jul 25 2012 12:09 am

I can see the LA 4 News promo now: "Goatzilla Kills Clueless California Goatman, news at 11".
Goats are natural born killers, you know... naaaaa!

Goat that killed Wash. hiker known as aggressive
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