NX5564 : Wild goat kid, Clints of Dromore

taken 3 years ago, 5 km from Culcronchie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Wild goat kid, Clints of Dromore
Wild goat kid, Clints of Dromore
Wild goats, which are common in the Galloway Hills are all descendants from originally domesticated stock. They are disliked by foresters because they damage young trees, but not unpopular with shepherds because of their reputation for killing adders. Most wild goats are grey, like this kid, or piebald, although one goat in this small herd was a lovely golden brown colour: (LinkExternal link )
There is a wild goat park at Talnotry near Murrays Monument where a herd of semi-tame feral goats beg for scraps of food from the public.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Primary Subject of Photo
Goat 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5523 6410 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.0282N 4:15.7214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5521 6409
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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