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Walia Ibex

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Walia Ibex
Scientific name: Capra walie The adult walia ibex's only known wild predator is the hyena. Endemic species to Ethiopia. Apperance : These animals have a chocolate-brown to chestnut-brown coat coloration, greyish-brown muzzle, and a lighter grey in the eyes and legs. Habitat and ecology: The Walia ibex lives in very steep, rocky cliff areas between 2,500 and 4,500 meters high. Their habitat is mountain forest, sub-alpine grasslands, and scrub. They are grazers. Their diet includes bushes, herbs, lichens, shrubs, grass, and creepers.
Posted by mulerjolly2 on July 6, 2012 Full Size| Slideshow

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