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