12 to 13 years
|Gestation:||150 to 160 days|
|Number of young at birth:||Usually only 1; twins are rare|
|Age of maturity:||Females- 2 years; Males- 5 years|
|Size:||5 ft in length, while their horns are 30 in on average|
143 to 220 lbs
|Size at birth:||Approximetly 9 lbs|
Come visit Arman, May and Tavek on Mt. Mouflan.
- Region: Central Asia
- Distribution: Western part of the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia and Russia
- Habitat: They live in rugged mountain country, rocky crags, and meadows just below the snowline between a half mile to 2.5 miles above sea level
- Diet: Herbivores, feeding on grass and herbs in summer and leaves in winter. Their diet contains over a hundred recorded species of plants.
- For most of the year, females and males live separately in single sex herds. Only during mating season which extends from November to January do mixed herds form.