17 January 2015

Alpine ibex






The alpine ibex is a wild goat that lives
in the mountains of the European Alps.
Korkeasaari 30.8.2014

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Saturday's Critters

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2015/01/camera-critters-354.html

http://viewingnaturewitheileen.blogspot.fi/2015/01/saturdays-critters-57.html

64 comments:

  1. Very nice shots. What an environment to live on!
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    1. Thank you very much! I think they've gotten a great spot at the zoo.

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  2. Steinbukken er ett fantastisk dyr, så flotte bilder.
    God helg til deg Gunilla.

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  3. These are truly wonderful photos.

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  4. The are cool looking goats, I like their horns. A great critter and post. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you, Eileen! Enjoy your weekend.

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  5. Beautiful animals and so sure footed. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thank you, Margaret! Enjoy your weekend.

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  6. We have similar ones in Nigiris mountains in Ooty. Amazing how they balance themselves.

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  7. They are ready for the show.

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  8. Such wonderful shot, excellent photo work ..
    Greetings, Karin

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  9. Dear Gunilla,
    WOW!!! That's a wonderful series, perfect captured!
    I wish you a nice weekend,
    moni

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    1. Thank you very much, dear Moni! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  10. ⋰˚هჱܓ
    Incrível como equilibram em local tão inóspito como na segunda e terceira foto.

    Ótimo fim de semana!
    Muita paz e muita luz!
    Beijinhos do Brasil.
    ⋰˚هჱ✿⊱·.

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  11. Wonderful Photos, Gunilla. Fine situations!

    Hugs
    JetteMajken

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  12. Beautiful series of these ibex.
    The latter is great, well done, Gunilla.
    Have a good weekend.

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    1. Thank you so much, Irma! Have a lovely weekend.

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  13. What a realistic zoo enclosure, it gives a feeling of their natural environment. I like the photo where one seems to be threatening the other with its horns.

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    1. Thank you, Hannah! I think their enclosure is great. They were testing each other, but it wasn't really a fight.

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  14. Great photos! I love seeing pics of critters from other countries.

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  15. Great photos!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Lea

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  16. They are beautiful animals Gunilla. I think they would beat me in a race across the landscape.

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    1. Thank you, Phil! I wouldn't want to jump around on the cliffs with them either. :-)

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  17. oh they are so stinkin' cute!! great snaps!!!!

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  18. Absolutely stunning, I love them.

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  19. Amazing how animals like the ibex can clamour up and down steep rocky landscapes.
    I like the bonding activity in the second and third photos.

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    1. Thank you, Judith! It looked like they were playing.

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  20. Wonderful photos, beautiful goats among the rocks !!

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  21. It's amazing how sure-footed they are!

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  22. Incredibly beautiful photos Gunilla. They're very nimble all right :D)

    By the way, I've been meaning to say that I really like your jewellery - your designs are so lovely. I shall treat myself one day.

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  23. They are beautiful creatures.

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  24. A lovely animal, beautiful photos of him. It always amazes me how very sure footed they are.

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  25. Such beautiful creatures ! Your shots are gorgeous !

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  26. They are amazing goats. Their climbing skill is awesome.
    Thanks for dropping by.
    www.1sthappyfamily.com/2015/01/our-kittens.html

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  27. Preciosas fotografías y, sin duda, nada fáciles de conseguir.
    Un abrazo,

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  28. Great shots! They have impressive horns!

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