2015 Montecristo Goat Census

26-27-28/08/2015 The annual census of the Montecristo Goat (Carpa hircus) population has been completed. This operation, undertaken in collaboration with members of the Livorno, Pisa and Siena Provincial Police Forces, began in the afternoon of Wednesday 26 August and ended the morning of Friday 28. The census method used is to record all sightings of the goat by each operator, from vantage points and along established routes, on a dedicated sheet. Once data analysis is complete, the average population density can be estimated.

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