Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
from 40 to 60 kg for males and from 30 to 40 kg for females
Height
from 70 to 80 cm at withers for males and from 70 to 75 cm for females
Length

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Ovis musimon
 

Habitat

Originates from Corsica; present in the north-east (Sambucco) and south-west (Bavella). It lives up to 3,000 m altitude in open terrain with dry and rocky ground, cliffs, mountain woodland and maquis.
 

DIET

It is herbivorous and feeds solely on plants, herbaceous plants, young shoots, twigs, leaves, acorns, mushrooms, fruit, lichen, etc.

 
Reproduction - LIFESPAN

Mating takes place from October to December
Gestation : 5 months
Sexual maturity : female 6-8 months, male 2 years
Lifespan : approx. 15 years