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It’s been a deadly year in Washington State’s Olympic National Park. For humans and for animals.

by Michael Frank on July 11, 2011 for Adventure Journal

Last fall a 63-year-old man named Bob Boardman was attacked by a 370-pound male mountain goat. Boardman was gored in the thigh and bled to death and the goat that killed him was shot soon after the incident. But when pathologists examined the goat, suspecting perhaps some sort of neurological abnormality or disease, they found no such evidence.

The blame, according to NPS officials, is likely…read full article

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