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Alpine ibex (Capra ibex)
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Resolution: 2424x3648 File Size: 3028818 Bytes Date: 2008:02:03 15:14:04 Camera: DMC-FZ50 (Panasonic) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/320 sec Focal Length: 782/10 Upload Date: 2017:07:25 13:53:30

Alpine ibex (Capra ibex)

Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex) near Chamonix.
Español: Ejemplar de íbice alpino.
Date 3 February 2008, 15:14
Source Steenbok
Author Frederik Vandaele from Oudenaarde, Belgium

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), also known as the steinbock or bouquetin, is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. It is a sexually dimorphic species with larger male ibexes who carry larger, curved horns. Alpine ibex tend to live in steep, rough terrain above the snow line.
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Capra
Species: Capra ibex Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific Name: Capra ibex Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Alpine Ibex, Ibex, Steinbock; [French] Bouquetin Des Alpes; [Spanish] Íbice De Los Alpes

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