Estimated state/province goat population - researching..
Location(s) - Found in the central Hills, particularly near Harney Peak and Needles Highway
Governmental Management Agency - South Dakota Game, Fish, & Parks - link
Human population: 814,180
State/province size: 77,116 sq mi
Goats introduced into state/province: Until stocked in the Black Hills in 1924, the Rocky Mountain goat was never found in South Dakota. Today's herd, found in the central Hills, particularly near Harney Peak and Needles Highway, originated from several animals that escaped from a pen in Custer State Park. -SD GFP website
Keeping the goat in the mountains...
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