'Goat man' spotted in mountains of northern Utah


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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worried he could be in danger as hunting season approaches.

Phil Douglass of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday the person is doing nothing illegal, but he worries the so-called "goat man" is unaware of the dangers.

"My very first concern is the person doesn't understand the risks," Douglass said. "Who's to say what could happen."

Douglass said a man hiking Sunday along Ben Lomond peak in the mountains above Ogden, about 40 miles north of Salt Lake City, spotted the person dressed like a goat among a herd of real goats. The person provided some blurry photographs to Douglass, who said they did not appear to have been altered.

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There's probably a logical explanation for this.

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Hum

This isn't paranormal -- just a guy with goat skins.

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Daveski

This isn't paranormal -- just a guy with goat skins.

Yeah, sorry. It is a bit odd though. Doesn't that count?

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Growled

Mayber it's not a suit. :p

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Hum

^ In that case, does he give milk ? :laugh:

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Daveski

^ In that case, does he give milk ? :laugh:

Don't you mean 'she'?

You remind me about that joke about the dairymaid who tried to milk a bull ...

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curme

That is one hell of a crappy photograph. I want to see a goat man, not a white speck!

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Growled

^ In that case, does he give milk ? :laugh:

That would be a miracle indeed. :D

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psionicinversion

another case of the welsh taking it to the xtreme :-P

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Rigby

Deckard Cain warned me about these guys.

Edit: Missed it by that much.

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Hum

There's probably a logical explanation for this.

OGDEN, Utah -- State wildlife officials have identified the man who has been spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah.

Phil Douglass of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Monday the mystery man is a 57-year-old hunter from Southern California.

Douglass told the Standard-Examiner that the hunter called officials and provided enough information to put their curiosity to rest. Douglass says he didn't ask for a name.

The man told Douglass he was preparing for an archery hunt of mountain goats next year and testing a goat suit. Douglass says the hunter came to Utah because he heard it was easier to get near goats for training.

The man described his suit as a hooded painter's uniform and a fleece.

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