Jump to content
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Still Waters

Mountain goat kills grizzly bear in British Columbia

Recommended Posts

Still Waters

In the Canadian Rocky Mountain West it’s not so unusual for a large grizzly bear to kill a smaller mountain goat. But the predator became the prey this time at Yoho National Park in British Columbia. A hiker discovered the carcass of a 155-pound female grizzly, which was unusually small for the region, on Sept. 4 just off the Burgess Pass trail, reports ROMToday.com. Officials noted wounds under the bear’s armpits and below its neck, but couldn’t immediately confirm that a goat had killed the bear. A recent forensic necropsy work recently proved that “the female grizzly bear died of natural causes…due to an unsuccessful predation attempt of a mountain goat.”

“Grizzly bear predation of mountain goats is relatively common, and I guess the mountain goat was successful in this instance and turned the tables on the grizzly,” David Laskin, a wildlife ecologist with Lake Louise, Yoho, and Kootenay field unit, told ROMToday. “Mountain goats are big animals and those horns are very sharp.”

https://www.outdoorlife.com/survival/mountain-goat-kills-grizzly/

https://www.rmotoday.com/banff/mountain-goat-kills-attacking-grizzly-bear-4332768?

  • Like 4
  • Thanks 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
jethrofloyd

Don't mess with the Mountain goats.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
third_eye

That's the GOAT goat... 

~

  • Haha 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hawken

I've seen a video where a polar bear took on a walrus and got stabbed to death by those tusk.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.