Slaughter of Two Mountain Goats in Turkey: Negative Responses Grows Against American Couple

Slaughter of Two Mountain Goats in Turkey: Negative Responses Grows Against American Couple

An American couple hunted two mountain goats in the southeastern province of Adıyaman. The mountain goats in the southeast of Turkey are sacred in the Alevi faith. A majority of the local population see those animals as quite valuable. Although the local municipality fined the illegal hunting of mountain with 26,000 Turkish Lira (about $4,500),…