In contrast to most desert animals, the Nubian Ibex drinks almost every day!
Mountainous arid regions with steep slopes.
Hunting for meat and trophies and habitat degradation through competition with livestock.
The coastal regions of North-Eastern Africa, the Sinai Peninsula and the Arabian Peninsula.
The average lifespan in the wild is 17 years.
In 1998, captive-bred ibex were released in Jordan’s “Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve“. Now, over 200 thrive in the reserve. An example of how animals can be reintroduced to the wild.