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Morning Encounter
March 12, 2008


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EricChuWhat for us europeans the ibex...


Voted 10/10

...must be the bighorn for the americans! They are such proud and beautiful animals! A lovely photo!
Many greetings again,
Posted Mar 5, 2010 7:08 pm

rdmcRe: What for us europeans the ibex...


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Yes.... I would also love to see your ibex.... This is a Desert Bighorn, which is smaller than the Rocky Mountain Bighorn,which is often found at higher elevations in the mountains here.

Posted Mar 6, 2010 12:07 pm

Tomek Lodowygreat

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

and they don't run away jumping at once unlike chamoises! beautiful capture.
Posted Dec 17, 2010 4:15 pm

rdmcRe: great


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They don't seem to be too worried about us humans stopping to take pictures of them.

I have seen a group of 5 rams in this same area a couple times the last two weeks. They are such strong animals. I was taking pictures of some on a cliff above me last week, when one seemed a bit annoyed that I was there. He showed me who was boss by butting a dead tree to show off his strength. I wasn't too close so I wasn't worried, but they are an animal that should be respected.

Posted Dec 18, 2010 5:14 pm

Tomek LodowyRe: great

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

I have much similar experiences with them from Sierra de Gredos in Spain, we don't have them in Tatras, only chamoises here. Wonderful animal.
Posted Dec 18, 2010 6:02 pm

Larry Derksenbeautiful indeed!

Larry Derksen

Voted 10/10

I also had a morning encounter ,have mine posted on trywhitt traverse,great shot of this one,thanks again! Trr
Posted Feb 28, 2015 9:12 am

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