JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An operation to kill the mountain goats that have invaded Grand Teton National Park and threaten the existence of the park's struggling bighorn sheep herd is beginning Sunday, officials said. A large swath of the high Tetons, including the north and west slopes of the iconic Cathedral Group, will be closed to the public as aerial gunners contracted by the park spend up to a week locating and shooting at the approximately 100 goats, the Jackson Hole News & Guide reported. "We're trying to be efficient and effective — so doing this as fast as possible in the most efficient way — and we believe that the aerial operations does that," park spokeswoman Denise Germann said. Germann had no prediction about how many animals would be targeted, but said it's possible
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