Category: Chamois, Southern (Rupicapra pyrenaica)
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.
The Pyrenean Chamois is the nominotypical taxon of the Southern Chamois. It is smaller than the Apennine Chamois.
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…