Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
from 35 to 50 kg for males and from 25 to 38 kg for females
Height
from 75 to 80 cm at withers
Length

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Rupricapra rupicapra
 

DIET

They are herbivorous and mainly feed on herbaceous plants, grasses and legumes.
 

Reproduction - LIFESPAN

They live for 25 years.
Rutting takes place in November and the majority of December
Gestation lasts 6 months.
 

LIFESTYLE

These are diurnal animals. They can live for a whole year on an expanse of several hundred hectares. Generally speaking, this incorporates a summer and winter domain.
 

DID YOU KNOW ?

The spurs enable the chamois to jump nimbly on descending slopes.