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Nubian Ibex

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 4 December 2017 in Animal & Insect.

Well adapted to rocky terrain and dry climates, they are nimble runners on rocks and slopes but slow on flat terrain and have very little stamina. They drink water daily, but are well adapted to dry climates with long periods without water. The shiny coat reflects sun and keeps them cool. They do not like getting wet and seek shelter during rain storms. The kids stay with their mothers until age of three.
*Texas Safari Ranch

NIKON D5500 1/320 second F/6.3 ISO 400 277 mm (35mm equiv.)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine beard and curving horns. That one looks to be challenging you but is probably just curious.

4 Dec 2017 5:09am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Handsome animal and thank you for your information. It increases interest and gives new information.

4 Dec 2017 5:37am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Regard interrogateur, magnifique prise. )

4 Dec 2017 6:44am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle queue

4 Dec 2017 9:00am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

He saw the photographer but does not seem worried. Beautiful photo

4 Dec 2017 9:46am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Il te regarde et prend la pause pour toi !

4 Dec 2017 9:52am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A superb portrait of this beautiful animal !

4 Dec 2017 10:25am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Amazing portrait !!!!!!!!!!

4 Dec 2017 10:58am

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks like an inquisitive old man !!!! Great shot !

4 Dec 2017 3:26pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Very nice

4 Dec 2017 4:56pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great capture of that ibex!! And I love those horns!

4 Dec 2017 7:13pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

La barbe la houppette sur le dos et ces cornes merveilleux.
Belle journée

5 Dec 2017 8:30am

1/320 second
ISO 400
277 mm (35mm equiv.)