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Focus (Environment: National Park Mountain Goats) #596699

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 08, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Olympic National Park: Kelly O'Donnell) The dispute over the presence of mountain goats in the government-operated Olympic National Park, WA, examined; scenes shown of the goats, which the government wants to remove to protect the park's native environment. [Park superintendent Maureen FINNERTY, research biologist Ed SCHREINER - say the goats are not native to the park and should be eliminated because they remove plant material.] The opposition from animal welfare groups to plan to the shoot the goats outlined. [Wildlife photographer Keith GUNNAR, Fund for Animals Roger ANUNSEN - defend the goats.] 1896 "National Geographic" article citing the presence of mountain goats quoted.

O'Donnell, Kelly;
Williams, Brian

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