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If 100 attempts gets us 2 or 3 healthy ibexes then we can start breeding those (probably having to cross them with another species of Ibex and then breed back to the main line in order to get some genetic diversity?) and there we are.
Before the 20th century the region was home to several different species of gazelle, wild asses, hartebeests, oryxes, ibexes, dorcas and onagers.
It tells us about vanished lives — how the dead once painted ibexes and aurochs on cave walls, sowed wild grass seeds, quarried sandstone for cities, designed caravels for exploration, and carved ivory by the light of soapstone lamps.
The Undead 2008
Also found are approximately 7000 goitered gazelles (about 3000 in 1988), about 4000 Siberian ibexes, and 200 Marko-Polo argali.
She helped in delivery and protected mother and child; yet she was also the chief owner of all ibexes and wild goats denoted by the collective term of mayaro.
Archive 2008-03-01 Jan 2008
A visiting Sumerian described the city as teeming with "" monkeys, huge elephants, water buffaloes, beasts of faraway regions jostl [ing] each other in the broad avenues ... noble dogs, lions, mountain ibexes and sheep with long wool ...
Gee Gee Engesser coached a coterie of ibexes, taught a sled dog to walk a tightrope and raised a baby elephant from infancy as a member of the family.
Britain's first Ice Age cave art -- faint engravings of birds, ibexes, and a wild ox -- was recently discovered by a team of British and Spanish archaeologists in a cave at Creswell Crags in central England.
Elusive Ice Age Art 2003
Similar boats occur on another split boulder (HK61B) not far away, but rock miners have recently defaced the ibexes on it.
Rock miners, attempting to cut a hard sandstone boulder down to size destroyed beautifully pecked ibexes, which were part of a larger scene of boats and animals (see before and after shots) carved on to two inner sides of this split boulder.