Though there are thousands of them roaming the state, it's quite possible you have never seen a Colorado mountain goat in the wild.

Mountain goats are fascinating and interesting animals. The way they can climb over difficult terrain and navigate around rocks and on cliffs in Colorado's high country is quite remarkable.

If you do any amount of traveling or hiking in Colorado's higher elevations, there's a chance you'll spot one of these great creatures. It might also be good to brush up on your knowledge of Colorado mountain goats, which will give you a greater appreciation for them and will allow you to impress your friends with your knowledge.

Here are five things you might not have known about Colorado mountain goats.

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