IUCN/SSC - Caprinae Specialist Group

A photographic collection of the world's Caprinae

(If you have good pictures of missing species or subspecies, please send a jpeg version to Marco.Festa-Bianchet@USherbrooke.ca )

*** Common and scientific names are as suggested by who submitted the pictures ***

Wild Goats


Chiltan goats in Hazarganji- Chiltan National Park, Balochistan Pakistan

Photo supplied by Amjad Virk

Photo supplied by Nausherwan Ahmed


Flared-horned Markhor (Capra falconeri)

from Chitral Gol, Pakistan

Photo supplied by Nausherwan Ahmed

Captive Tadjik markhor (Capra falconeri heptneri)

Photo by K. Kutunidsz, supplied by David Shackleton


Sind Wild Goat (Capra hircus Aegagrus)  from Kirthar National Park, Pakistan.

Photos supplied by Nausherwan Ahmed



Asiatic ibex (Capra ibex sibirica, or possibly Capra sibirica), in Spiti, India: rutting group and adult female

Photos by Yash Veer Bhatnagar

A captive group of Nubian ibex in Jordan

(Capra ibex nubiana or possibly Capra nubiana)

Photo by Lee Harding

Alpine ibex

(Capra ibex ibex)

in the Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy

Photo by Marco Festa-Bianchet

Nubian ibex in Israel

(Capra ibex nubiana)

(or possibly Capra nubiana)

Photo supplied by Brock Fenton

Asiatic ibex (Capra ibex sibirica, or possibly Capra sibirica), in Dornogobi Aimag, Mongolia

Photo by Rich Reading

Adult male Asiatic ibex (Capra ibex sibirica, or possibly Capra sibirica), in Mongolia, in summer coat.

Photo by Rich Harris

East Caucasian tur, Capra cylindricornis

photos by Irakli Matcharashvili

A 5-year-old male from the Kazbegi Region in the Great Caucasus, now at the Tbilisi Zoo, and a 4-months-old male from the Arkhoti region, near the river Assa

Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius ) in Eravikulam National Park, Munnar, Kerala, India.

Adult female and lamb.

Photos by M. Balan

(see www.keralapictures.com)

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