Capra ibex

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wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns


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French Authorities authorized the killing of 12 seropositive or diseased Alpine ibex with clinical signs of brucellosis (i.
Among 289 Alpine ibex observed in the massif, 24 were killed (22 randomly sampled animals that showed 2 diagnostic lesions at necropsy [arthritis in the knee and mammary abscesses] and 2 diseased animals [arthritis in the knee and orchitis]), and samples from these animals were subjected to serologic analysis.
Bmel3 was isolated from 5 of 11 seropositive Alpine ibex (1 Alpine ibex was killed in an avalanche).
melitensis in wild ruminants has not been reported, and these animals are considered an epidemiologic dead-end reservoir (3), the unexpected prevalence observed (-50%) suggests that Alpine ibex could be the source of bovine brucellosis reemergence in the study area in France.
you can marvel at the previously extinct Alpine ibex which was reintroduced to the region in 1961 Or if you have some of that Swiss mountaineering spirit in you, you can climb up to the summit of Mount Pilatus, where you are sure to catch a glimpse of the ocean somewhere in me far, far distance.