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Experienced Hiker Killed by Goat

While hiking in Olympic National Forest, an experienced hiker and well-known doctor was attacked and killed by a mountain goat.

10/18/2010

While hiking in Olympic National Forest, an experienced hiker and well-known doctor was attacked and killed by a mountain goat. The man was trying to shoo the goat away when it attacked him, first in the thigh. Nearly 300 goats live in the National Forest, and hikers are often warned of their aggressiveness.

Read the full article at Peninsula Daily News.

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