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The Ibex (Capra ibex), is considered a wild goat.

Habitat
Central Europe, Afghanistan, Kashmir to Mongolia, Central China, North Ethiopia to Syria and Arabia, extreme of Alipine and Siberia.

Coat Colour
Less colourful than wild goat, uniformily brown in Alpine.

Other Characteristics
Horns are massive thick and rounded at the front instead of edges, maximum length 85 cm. in Alpine and 128-143 cm, in (Siberian). Head to tail length is 115-170 cm. (Siberian), height 65-105 cm. and weight 80-100 kg. in males. In females, head to tail length is 130 cm, height 65-70 cm. and weight is 30-50 kg. Alpine ibex may be larger then Sindh ibex which is comparatively smaller in size.

Reference:
Mrs. Farzana Panhwar, Sindh, Pakistan,
Farooq Umrani, Sindh, Pakistan

Photographs:
Mrs. Farzana Panhwar, Sindh, Pakistan,
Farooq Umrani, Sindh, Pakistan
Kirthar National Park, Pakistan

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