The scientific tourist #157 — family dining, goat style…

I’ll freely admit that this is something I’d never expected to see on vacation — a family of mountain goats getting their minerals from a cliff face:

Family dining, goat-style

But there they were, in Glacier National Park. Apparently the word got out among the local goat population, too — every summer they all swing by this one spot (appropriately known as “Goat Lick”) to get their fill. Is it salty? Maybe the goat equivalent of a bag of Doritos?

Who knows?

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