The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), also known as the steinbock or bouquetin, is a
species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. It is a
Oct 13, 2014 ... A female Alpine Ibex, a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the
European Alps, licks salty stones on a near-vertical dam at lake ...
Jun 12, 2015 ... Alpine ibex make scaling the near vertical wall of an Italian dam look like child's
Death Defying Goats. A 160-foot dam is now home to the Alpine ibex. These
amazing climbers are mystifying tourists and locals.
Jul 23, 2014 ... Ibex are wild goats that live in mountainous regions of Europe, Asia and ... For
example, Alpine ibex climb up the side of the Cingino Dam in the ...
Nov 1, 2010 ... Using moves that would make any rock climber jealous, Alpine ibex cling to a
near-vertical rock face of a northern Italian dam in summer 2010.
The Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex) lives in rocky regions along the snowline above
alpine forests of the European Alps. It is closely related to the Spanish Ibex (
Alpine ibex walking on dam wall at Italy's Gran Paradiso Park, Italy. The death-
defying goats make clinging on look easy.
Body Length: 75-170 cm / 2.5-5.6 ft. Shoulder Height: 70-94 cm / 2.3-3.1 ft. Tail
Length: 15-30 cm / 6-12 in. Weight: 40-120 kg / 88-264 lb. The coat length varies
Range Description: The Alpine ibex is endemic to Europe, where its native range
is the Alps of France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and northern Italy ...