Re: “Goat-goring lawsuit is ridiculous” (letter, 8-11).
I represent the family of the man killed by the 350-pound goat. It is sad but so prevalent that people make judgments about situations and cases with no knowledge of the facts. Here are some facts in this case:
- This goat was unusually large and very aggressive.
- National park policies require that aggressive animals that regularly come near humans be removed or killed, before someone gets hurt.
- The National Park Service knew for four years that this animal regularly and aggressively encountered human beings.
- The park service shot and killed an