Brookfield zoo pics - scimitar horned animal identify? -- Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica)
I'm terrible about writing down what I take pictures of.. anyone know what
this is? His horns were so impressive!
long curved horns & itch.jpg
From: Ralf Schmode
Subject: Re: Brookfield zoo pics - scimitar horned animal identify?
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 11:00:49 +0200
if I am not very much mistaken, it is a male alpine ibex. Not sure about
the subspecies (alpine, sibirian, spanish...) but pretty sure about the
Great pics, by the way, I particularly like the dolphin!
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From: "Alan Hill" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 20:43:24 +0100
It's an Ibex. A quick look at the ISIS website confirms that Chicago
Brookfield has a herd of Siberian Ibex (Capra sibirica sibirca).
Nice animal and a nice pose. Regards