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Appellate Court Affirms National Park Service Immunity In Deadly Mountain Goat Attack

A split appellate court has upheld the National Park Service's immunity in a case from Olympic National Park where a hiker was fatally gored by an aggressive mountain goat, though the dissenting judge thought the Park Service had been negligent in not killing the "a horned animal bigger than an NFL lineman" before the goring and so was not immune.
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