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Capra nubiana A nice male on the cliffs of the Ramon Crater in S Israel.  Capra nubiana,Geotagged,Israel,Nubian ibex,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Capra nubiana

A nice male on the cliffs of the Ramon Crater in S Israel.

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  1. One of my favorite mountain species. Great find! Posted 3 months ago

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The Nubian ibex is a desert-dwelling goat species found in mountainous areas of Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Yemen, and Sudan. It is generally considered to be a subspecies of the Alpine ibex , but is sometimes considered specifically distinct . The wild population is estimated at 1,200 individuals.

Nubian ibexes stand around 65–75 cm tall at the shoulder and weigh around 50 kilograms . Nubian ibexes are a light tan color, with a white.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 21, 2019. Captured May 26, 2011 14:27 in 40, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel.
  • Canon PowerShot G10
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1244s
  • ISO80
  • 30.5mm