Gallery description : alpine goat pictures

Chamois (rupicapra rupicapra) is a mammal type animal. It usually lives in mountainous and rocky terrain. The weight of this animal is about 50kg - 55kg (110lbs - 121lbs) and average life span is 18 - 22 years. Human, wolf, wildcats are dangerous for chamoises. See the table below for more information.

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Facts about chamoiss
NameChamois
KingdomAnimalia
TypeMammal
ColourBrown, grey, black, tan, white
Skin TypeFur
LifestyleHerd
PredatorsHuman, wolf, wildcats
GenusRupicapra
FamilyBovidae
Average Litter Size1
Scientific NameRupicapra rupicapra
Life Span18 - 22 years
PhylumChordata
HabitatMountainous and rocky terrain
Distinctive FeaturesBlack and white face markings and backward curving horns
Top Speed17km/h (10mph)
OrderArtiodactyla
ClassMammalia
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Size (H)75cm - 80cm (30in - 31in)
Weight50kg - 55kg (110lbs - 121lbs)
DietHerbivore
Main PreyGrass, leaves, shrubs
Image Details
Description Alpine goat pictures. Alpine - vtabora - alpine-16.jpg
Width 1094 pixels
Heigh 778 pixels
File type JPG
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