IUCN/SSC - Caprinae Specialist Group

A photographic collection of the world's Caprinae

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

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

Rupicaprinae and Ovibovinae



(Naemorhedus caudatus griseus)

Photo supplied by David Shackleton

Goral (Naemorhedus caudatus) in South Korea.

Yanggu breeding center


Photo Courtesy of Park, Grim and Choi, Tae-young

Adult male Appennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata)

In winter coat

Photo supplied by David Shackleton


Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) adult male

during the rut. Photo by Achaz von Hardenberg


Female Tatra chamois (R. r. tatrica)  in summer coat, Low Tatras National Park

Photo by Peter Backor


Mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus)

Family group of 11-year-old mother,

her yearling female and male kid.

Photo by Fanie Pelletier

Mishmi takin

(Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor)

Photo supplied by David Shackleton



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