PYRENEAN CHAMOIS

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

Order: Artiodactyla
Suborder: Rumiants
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Rupicapra
Specie: Rupicapra Pyrenaica
Body height: 2,45 – 2,78 ft.75-85 cm.
Weight: 66,15 – 88,20 lbs. 30-40 kgs.

HUNT METHOD

Hunting is done by stalking in Government game reserves in the Pyrenean mountains.

HUNT SEASON

From the 18th October to 28th December (Males and Females) and 1st March to 31th May (only males)

GEOGRAPHIC RANGE

Its habitat is in the North-East of Spain, in the Pyrenees Mountains. The hunting area is at least 4 hours from Barcelona airport.

HABITAT

Highest rock mountains between 5.577 – 9.842 fts 1700-2.900 m.

CHARACTERITISCS

PYRENEAN CHAMOIS, ISARD (RUPICAPRA PYRENAICA). It takes the name from the spectacular Pyrenees Mountains, between France and Spain and boasts a considerable population. Their horns are the shape of a hook, which constitute an attractive trophy, being one of the most elusive mountainous animals.