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Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

Find below a series of Desert Bighorn Sheep photos showing physical features and behavioural patterns. 

Cantabrian Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica parva)

Rupicapra p. parva is, as its name suggests, much smaller than the other two Southern Chamois subspecies. In fact the Cantabrian Chamois is the smallest of all chamois.

Pyrenean Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica pyrenaica)

The Pyrenean Chamois is the nominotypical taxon of the Southern Chamois. It is smaller than the Apennine Chamois.

Dwarf Bharal (Pseudois nayaur schaeferi)

The Dwarf Bharal – also known as Dwarf Blue Sheep – is a goat-like caprid. It is much smaller than the Greater Bharal, has differently formed horns and…

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis)

Find below a series of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep photos showing physical features and behavioural patterns.

Tyrrhenian Mouflon (Ovis aries musimon)

Find below a series of Tyrrhenian Mouflon photos showing physical features, behavioural patterns and various habitats. 

Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica)

There were once four different subspecies of the Spanish Ibex. Only two survived.

Hispanic Ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica)

Find listed below a series of Hispanic Ibex photos showing physical features, behavioural patterns and various habitats. All photos by Ralf Bürglin

Victoria Ibex (Capra pyrenaica victoriae)

Find listed below a series of Victoria Ibex photos showing physical features and behaviour patterns.

Apennine Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata)

The scientific name refers to its ornate appearance. The Italians simply call it „the most beautiful chamois in the world“. Looking at the contrasting winter pelage and the…