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Other hoofed mammalCapra hircus

Goat at Symonston, ACT

Capra hircus at Symonston, ACT - 30 May 2017

Identification history

Other hoofed mammal Capra hircus 31 May 2017 DonFletcher
Other hoofed mammal Capra hircus 30 May 2017 JohnBundock


Mike wrote:
   31 May 2017
Is it fenced in now?
   31 May 2017
Mostly but there is no gate on the track at the top of the quarry. I have not walked right around the fence , so I don't know if there are other openings.
   5 Jun 2017
I was at Mugga Mugga 2 days ago and had another look at the fence. There are other places where there are wide gaps in the fencing and areas where a goat could easily get under a fence. This article from Canberra times suggests goats may have been there for some time:
Mike wrote:
   5 Jun 2017
My photos of Apr 16 and Jan 17 were further north than this sighting so don't form a timeline. There is only the one goat as far as I know. It will have a good view of the filling in of the quarry.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.127953-35.353117
  • Altitude 708.4m
  • Places Symonston, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 May 2017 10:33 AM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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