Ethopian Walia Ibex. The Ibex is a wild goat of mountain habitats. They are very agile and hardy, able to climb on bare rock, survive on sparse vegetation,They can be distinguished from the genus Ovis, which includes sheep, by the presence of scent glands close to the feet, in the groin, and in front of the eyes, and the absence of other facial glands, and by the presence of a beard in the males, and of hairless calluses on the knees of the forelegs.
The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), also known as the steinbock or bouquetin, is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. Alpine ibex tend to live in steep, rough terrain above the snow line.