The Complete Story of the American Gooch
From their Discovery by Early Jamestown Settlers
Through their tragic disappearance.
To today’s battle over whether they should be cloned from fossil remains.
Between Charlottesville and Richmond, beside the James River, in the heart of Central Virginia, lies the quiet County of Goochland, Virginia, all that remains of a once thriving, ecologically renewable economy, with high value added and the potential for world trade.
They were wild, to be certain, but using techniques learned from Native Americans, early settlers struck up a mutually beneficial relationship through which both Settler and Animal prospered.