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Thread: Goats at 1600m?

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    Goats at 1600m?

    Went for a walk up to the Ellis hut in the Kahurangi over the weekend and was surprised to see a mob of feral goats well above the bush line up in the snow.
    Anyone else seen these "alpine ferals" before?
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    Saw the title and thought you were going to have a go shooting goats from 1600 mts away
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pengy View Post
    Saw the title and thought you were going to have a go shooting goats from 1600 mts away
    HaHa. You know me better than that @Pengy. Quarter that distance is a long way for me.
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    Yes often see goats at that altitude over this side also.

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    Yup. You can get them past 4000 ft here. In chamois and thar country

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    Ok. First time I have come across them well above the bush line.
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    Seen plenty well above the bush line
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    I was ready to be outrageously impressed at your shooting ability when I clicked on this
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeB View Post
    I was ready to be outrageously impressed at your shooting ability when I clicked on this
    Sorry to disappoint @MikeB.
    Didn't think about that when I started the thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    Seen plenty well above the bush line
    Yes @res. This was WELL above the bushline.
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    Is that red circle the mothership ufo that beamed them up, cos I cant find them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    Is that red circle the mothership ufo that beamed them up, cos I cant find them
    Haha. The photo was taken at about 900m with a point and shoot camera.
    There are a couple of black ones and a grey one in the photo (I think). Easiest one to see is at 3 o'clock from the dead centre of the photo about half way to the edge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pengy View Post
    Saw the title and thought you were going to have a go shooting goats from 1600 mts away
    You were not alone in that Pengy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    You were not alone in that Pengy.
    Nah. Not me @Rushy. I am a mere mortal. I will leave that mischief to people with much greater skill than I have.
    I will have to choose my words more carefully next time.
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    I was expecting a post by Doc Watson :-(

 

 

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