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Caprinae petroglyphs

Around the world natives have carved portrayals of wild sheep and goats on rock surfaces. Being thousands of kilometres apart, it is amazing how they resemble each other.

Iberian Ibex (Capra pyrenaica)

The Iberian Ibex is the most westerly form of the genus Capra [8]. Once there have been four subspecies. Only two are extant today.

Portuguese Ibex (Capra pyrenaica lusitanica)

The Portuguese ibex (Capra pyrenaica lusitanica) is an extinct subspecies of the Iberian Ibex. It was still numerous until 1800.

Pyrenean Ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica)

The Pyrenean Ibex is an extinct subspecies of the Iberian Ibex, which died out in 2000.  „Pyrenean Ibexes“  found today are introduced (2014) Victoria Ibex.

Mosor and Biokovo Mountains, Croatia

I went to Croatia between April 24th and 27th 2019. I had two days for Aoudad, one for Balkan Chamois and one morning for Mouflon.

Balkan Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica)

The Balkan Chamois is a subspecies of the Alpine Chamois. In the former Yugoslav countries it is slowly recovering from the civil war (1991 to 2001).

Punjab Urial (Ovis vignei punjabiensis)

Punjab Urial are endemic to Pakistan and were once present over all northern Punjab Province, but have disappeared from much of their historic range. [2]

Bezoar Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus)

– to be compiled

Sindh Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus blythi)

This subspecies occurs mainly in the Southwest of Pakistan, as well as in the south-eastern corner of Iran.

Asiatic ibex (Capra sibirica)

The Asiatic ibex (Capra sibirica) is one of the heavier members of the genus Capra. [3]