The Nubian ibex lives in a mountainous, arid habitat and uses its shiny, waterproof coat to reflect harsh sunlight and stay dry. This smaller species of goat spends the nights in the mountains to avoid predators and the days grazing on grass and leaves.
TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Mammal, Artiodactyla (even-toed ungulate)
Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
Up to 17 years
Groups up to 20 members.