Mountain goats look like harmless and wacky animals, but these goats can be dangerous to humans. When mountain goats were introduced to a habitat that didn’t suit them in the 1920’s no one could have predicted that there would be serious consequences for goats and humans. Without their natural environment, the goats went looking for the salty nutrients they needed. This led to a harrowing tale of mountain goats terrorizing humans.
15. Olympic National Park
If you hiked Olympic National Park in September near Port Angeles, Washington, you may have witnessed something strange: mountain goats wearing orange backpacks and blindfolds as they were removed by helicopter. The jarring site was commonplace in the fall of 2018. Park rangers decided it was a necessity after mountain goats started nibbling on humans.