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Steinbock in the Gran Paradiso Park
One of more and more steinbocks living in the Vallone del Lauson. During the descent from the summit is impossibile to not meet them. 10 August 2006

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AlpinistNice photo

Alpinist

Voted 10/10

Are they good to eat ? ;-)
Posted Sep 1, 2006 2:29 pm

LupinoRe: Nice photo

Lupino

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Poor steinbock !!
Posted Sep 1, 2006 7:14 pm

gimpilatorThis one

gimpilator

Voted 10/10

looks like it's going to have a baby.
Posted Sep 1, 2006 2:45 pm

LupinoRe: This one

Lupino

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I'm not an expert, but maybe yes looking well.
Posted Sep 1, 2006 7:15 pm

liviozRe: This one

livioz

Voted 10/10

It's difficult, since judging from the big horns it seems simply a (fat) male.
Females can be recognized because of the very shorter (and not bent) horns.
Posted Sep 4, 2006 9:52 am

Anya JingleBeautiful!

Anya Jingle

Voted 10/10

What a great photo Lupino and an amazing animal!
Posted Apr 6, 2007 2:05 am

LupinoRe: Beautiful!

Lupino

Hasn't voted

Thank you very much Anya. As you know in that area it's impossible not seeing animals and you can make a lot of photos.
Have nice Easter holidays!
Paolo
Posted Apr 7, 2007 4:49 am

AndinoBellissimo !

Andino

Voted 10/10

This picture is very good... perfect look of the animal.
Posted Jul 12, 2007 10:45 am

LupinoRe: Bellissimo !

Lupino

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Thank you very much. In any case, it was very easy considering the high number of animals living there.
Ciao
Paolo
Posted Jul 13, 2007 3:12 am

jckSweet

jck

Voted 10/10

Maybe easy to take but you did it great! Fantastic shot.
He (or she, but Livioz states that's male- I have no idea:)) looks like posing to the photo. Every steinbock poses while taking a picture of him? Are they curious?

Regards
jacek
Posted Oct 20, 2007 3:49 pm

LupinoRe: Sweet

Lupino

Hasn't voted

No, they are not curious and are not interested in hikers. You can turn around them to find the best picture, not disturbing their activities (eating).
Paolo
Posted Oct 21, 2007 7:49 am

EricChuHe's beautiful!

EricChu

Voted 10/10

I remember so well all the Steinböcke I saw when I was myself in that area in 1986!
Posted Nov 29, 2009 6:09 pm

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LupinoSubmitted by Lupino
on Sep 1, 2006 1:01 pm

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Object Title: Steinbock in the Gran Paradiso Park

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