BALEAREAN GOAT

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

Order: Artiodactyla
Suborder: Rumiants
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Capra
Specie: Capra Hircus
Body height: 2, 30 ft. 70 cm.
Weight: 88 – 154 lb. 40 – 70 kgs.

HUNT METHOD

Hunting is done by stalking in high mountains.

HUNT SEASON

From September to May, but we can offer all year.

GEOGRAPHIC RANGE

North mountains of Mallorca (Sierra Tramuntana ) and Peninsula of Formentor. The hunting area is at least 1 hour from Mallorca airport.

HABITAT

Rocky mountains between 1.640 – 3.937 ft.  500-1.200 m. with difficult ravines and cliff slopes.

CHARACTERISTICS

The Balear Goat, also known as Mallorca’s wild goat or Balearean boc,is internationally recognized as an approved hunting trophy by Safari Club International and the local Balear Government: GOVERN DE LES ILLES BALEARS. This Outfitter collaborates with them and he certify hunting of the pure race of Balear goat

Boths sexes have horns, but only the horns of the male grow spirally, being long and thick. Horns of the female are parallel and curved. Only males show a long black beard. Females with young and males live in separate groups and the adult males only approach the female group during the mating season.