2009: Alternative mating tactics and their impact on survival in adult male Alpine ibex
(Capra ibex ibex).
My son Zac and I were walking through the woods when he spotted an Alpine ibex
- just standing on a hill, all alone, looking majestic.
Secondary sexual characters signal fighting ability and determine social rank in Alpine ibex
Studies on Alpine ibex
Capra ibex ibex showed that females and males were more synchronized in activities when they were in the same-sex groups than in mixed-sex groups (Ruckstuhl and Neuhaus, 2001).
This species of wild goat from the mountains of South Sinai and the Eastern Desert is either a full species Capra nubiana or a subspecies of the Alpine Ibex
Capra ibex nubiana of the mountains of Central Europe.
Zaeem's winning photo was one of 259 nominations from 26 countries submitted to the 9-person international organising team after selection by the national juries of participating countries.The second prize was won by Jorge Nelson Alves for his photograph of the Laurisilva (Laurel Forest) in Portugal's island of Madeira, while a photograph of the Alpine ibex
in Nationalpark Hohe Tauern in Austria took third place.
Wild ruminants in the study area were the following species: hunted red deer (Cervus elaphus), roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), and protected Alpine ibex
(2003) Alpine Ibex
; Sowande and Sobola (2007) in West African dwarf sheep and Younas et al.
Common species include chamois, alpine ibex
, red deer, and smaller mammals including the mountain hare, fox, ermine, marmot, and lynx.
you can marvel at the previously extinct Alpine ibex
which was reintroduced to the region in 1961 Or if you have some of that Swiss mountaineering spirit in you, you can climb up to the summit of Mount Pilatus, where you are sure to catch a glimpse of the ocean somewhere in me far, far distance.
Seasonal variations of spatial behaviour in female Alpine ibex
(Capra ibex ibex) in relation to climatic conditions and age.
Winter snow forced the Alpine ibex
(Capra ibex) to stay on rock surfaces for a longer time (Grignolio et al.