Mountain Goat

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Mountain Goat

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Character Data
Also known as: Rocky Mountain Goat
Japanese Name: シロイワヤギ
Romanised Name: Shiroiwa yagi
First Featured in: Kemono Friends (2015 Game)
Animal Data
Scientific Name: Oreamnos americanus
Distribution: Northwest North America
Diet: Herbivore
Average Lifespan in the Wild: 9-12 years
Read More: Mountain goat
Conservation Status: Status iucn3.1 LC.svg.png
Mountain Goat Nexon Game

Mountain Goat is a type of Friend that appeared in the original Kemono Friends mobile game.

In Real Life

A very lofty mountain goat.

Mountain goats can be found mostly around the mountainous ranges of North America. Despite their name, mountain goats are not actually part of the goat genus. They are instead more related to serows and gorals. The two layers of fur that cover their bodies help protect themselves from the cold climate high in the mountains. Their brilliant white colour and their tendency to live in cold undesirable climates helps provide camouflage and protection against predators. [1] Because the horns of the mountain goat never shed, it's possible to tell a goat's age by counting the rings on their horns. [2]

Their hooves are primarily designed for mountain climbing. Each hoof is split into two toes for additional grip, and the soles are designed to provide traction against the irregular shape of a rocky environment. [3] Mountain goats practice jumping from an early age, and by the time they're an adult, they can jump up to 12ft in height. [4] Due to their incredible skill at mountain climbing, they are the largest mammal that can be found living at altitudes at and above 13,000ft. [5]

Their diet consists of grasses, plants, and lichen found on the mountain ranges. In the late spring to early summer, mountain goats will develop a craving for salt to aid muscle and bone development. This will lead them to perilous situations to reach salt deposits on the sides of cliffs. They may also approach human visitors to lick the salt from the sweat on their bodies or the items they have touched. [6]

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