A mountain goat shares the Garden Wall Trail near Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.
A mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) shares the Garden Wall Trail near Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA. The mountain goat is an even-toed ungulate of the order Artiodactyla and the family Bovidae that includes antelopes, gazelles, and cattle. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae (goat-antelopes), along with thirty-two other species including true goats, sheep, the chamois, and the musk ox. The mountain goat is the only species in the genus Oreamnos. The name Oreamnos is derived from the Greek term oros (stem ore-) "mountain" (or, alternatively, oreas "mountain nymph") and the word amnos "lamb".Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download