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Hunters Urged to Spare Kodiak Goats with Collars
Alaska game managers are asking hunters in Kodiak to spare any mountain goats wearing bright orange tracking collars.
KODIAK- Alaska game managers are asking hunters in Kodiak to spare any mountain goats wearing bright orange tracking collars.
The radio and global positioning collars were attached to 15 goats around the island this summer by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Goat hunting season opened Tuesday.
Fish and Game biologist John Crye says it's the first time Kodiak goats have been collared. Orange your tags with ID numbers also were attached to each goat.
Officials say the collars will track the animals and help biologists determine their range and preferred areas. According to officials, data from the collars could provide for better hunting in future years.
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