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Your morning adorable: Mountain goat kids at Glacier National Park

Mountain goats

Photographer Allen J. Schaben caught these two mountain goat kids mid-nuzzle along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Montana's Glacier National Park. 

The park is home to a multitude of animal species, from grizzly bears to pygmy shrews -- indeed, as its website notes, "Only the woodland caribou and bison are missing."  

Mountain goats, in fact, aren't goats at all -- they actually belong to a separate genus than the one true goats occupy. ("Goat antelopes" is a more accurate way to refer to them.)

-- Lindsay Barnett

Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

 
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