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An Ibex Tale: One for the World

Rugged terrain of the Catlonia mountains.
Rugged terrain of the Catlonia mountains.

A shot was fired! My anticipation of the tell-tale signs of a downed animal quickly became feelings of disgust and disappointment when the only movement I heard on the vertical landscape of the mountain range was the whirring of the ever-present thermals and then Bruno yelling, “Oh no, you missed”! Continue reading An Ibex Tale: One for the World

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Flashback Friday – Spanish Ibex Quest

MarApr1987CVREditor’s Note: On Friday we dust off a gem from the extensive SCI archives and bring it back to life. Today we tag along on a hunt for Gredos Ibex in Spain. This story first appeared in the March/April 1987 issue of Safari Magazine.

There are cave drawings in Spain and southern France that are proof the ibex has been hunted extensively since prehistoric times. However, with the arrival of modern Continue reading Flashback Friday – Spanish Ibex Quest