genus Rupicapra


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Noun1.genus Rupicapra - chamoisgenus Rupicapra - chamois        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Rupicapra rupicapra, chamois - hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
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Chamois (genus Rupicapra) are slightly dimorphic mountain ungulates, showing small variation in horn growth, with the males having slightly longer horns than females (Bassano et al.
There are at least 10 varieties of chamois, genus Rupicapra, that swell the Capra listings.
Chamois (genus Rupicapra) are goat-like bovids native to the mountain areas of Europe and the Near East; they have also been introduced into New Zealand.