Let me be honest with you. I have a great fascination for goats. I think they are one if not the most fascinating animals on our planet. Probably most of you might at first not agree, thinking of your ‘favourite animal’ the Panda, Lion, or dolphin. However, my previous article on mountain goats might have already showed you goats have more to offer than their great grazing abilities. If that did not convince you, take a look at the following.
What you see here are Alpine Ibex climbing an almost vertical Dam located high up in the Italian Alps. Typically living in very steep and rocky terrain at altitudes to 4600m, these excellent climbers have no fear to climb up or down the steep dam’s face.
Why they do it? They like to lick the stones for their salts!
I hope you now share my great fascination for the incredible mountain goats! Let me know what you think in the comments.