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Markhor (Capra falconeri)

The „king of the goat tribe“ H. L. Haughton called the Markhor in 1913: „His very looks and bearing are regal.“ [7] For Schaller (1977) it is simply…

Straight-horned Markhor (C. f. megaceros)

As the name suggests: the distinctive feature of this subspecies is its straight horns. There are two phenotypes: Kabul Markhor and Suleiman Markhor. Both forms are rather small….

Wildlife in the Darwaz Mountains of Tajikistan

I visited Tajikistan between February 15th and March 2nd 2020. They main purpose of the trip for me was to see Markhor. Of course I was equally excited to observe all other wildlife species –…

Flare-horned Markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri)

According to Valdez (1982) the Astore tpye of the Flare-horned Markhor exhibits the most divergent and spectacular horns of all Markhor. Names In many languages the english term…

Heptner’s Markhor (Capra falconeri heptneri)

Body dimensions and weights given by Heptner (1966) suggest that the Heptner’s Markhor is one of the smaller Markhor phenotypes. Names English: Heptner’s Markhor, Turkmenian Markhor, Uzbek Markhor,…

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.

Bezoar Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus)

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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.