Photo category:
Ungulate ecosystems - Alps
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Even-toed ungulates
Ungulate ecosystems (Alps) diorama

Photo of an Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex, a wild goat of the Alps. Both male and female Alpine ibexes have large, backwards-curving, horns with numerous ridges along their length. Those of the males are substantially larger (69 to 98cm) than those of females, which reach only 18 to 35cm in length.