Recently, we finished reviewing the small collection of items we have from Mount Rushmore National Memorial. This collection mostly consists of photographs of the Roosevelt face in various stages of completion during its sculpting. However, one photo caught my eye as I worked my way through the collection and I thought I would share it. Seems the local wildlife wanted to get an up-close and personal view of their new neighbors!
Mount Rushmore with Mountain Goats. From the Mount Rushmore National Memorial collection.
They are a bit hard to spot as their coats let them blend into the landscape especially in a black and white photo. Here’s a close up of Mount Rushmore resident goats just below Abraham Lincoln’s mouth: