Species / International Ovis

Sayan Ibex

Capra sibirica sibirica ssp

Location

The Sayan Mountains in southern Siberia spanning northern Mongolia and southeastern Russia.

Description

Color is variable, but generally in summer it is some shade of yellowish or grayish-brown with a poorly visiable darker dorsal stripe. Winter coat is more of a monochromatic grayish-brown color. The horns of the Sayan Ibex are smaller than the ones of the Altai Ibex.

Habitat

Open, precipitous terrain at any altitude.

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