SIERRA NEVADA IBEX
Specie: Capra Pyrenaica
Subspecie: Capra Pyrenaica Hispanica
Body height: 2,13 – 2,95 ft. 65 – 90 cm.
Weight: 110 – 132 lbs. 50 – 60 kgs
Hunting is done by stalking in Government game reserves.
October to May. The best is the rutting (from November to December) and spring (from March to May) season.
South Spanish mountains. The Sierra Nevada (SouthEastern) Ibex is hunted in the mountains of Sierra Nevada National Park, in Sierra de Lujar, Sierra de Huetor, Santillan, and Sierra Arana, in Andalucia province. The hunting area is at least 3 hours from Alicante airport.
Rocky mountains between 4.900 – 8.200 ft. 1.000-2.500 m.
In the Sierra Nevada the male’s horns grow long and follow an extraordinary backward curve, which looks like the shape of a sheep’s horn’.