By Andi Bourne

Lost goat finds new home in Seeley Lake


Jennifer Fife

"Penelope" the goat takes a break at the overlook of Holland Lake Saturday June 26. After five days on its own in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Penelope was very content to be back with people and she followed her rescuers Jennifer Fife and Ryan Seyler everywhere.

HOLLAND LAKE – Finding a Billy Goat in distress near Upper Holland Lake was not something Jennifer Fife of Great Falls and her friend Ryan Seyler expected to find on their first day hiking into Big Salmon Lake in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. However after answering the goat's calls of distress and coming to its aid, they hiked out with "Penelope" to find its owner. With the assistance of Missoula County Sheriff's Sergeant Robert Parcell, the goat now has a new home in Seeley Lake.

On June 25 Fife and Seyler started on a four-day backpacking trip into Big Salmon Lake. Within a mile of Up...

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