Exotic Taxidermy Mounts for Sale - Bezoar Ibex
Magnificent Bezoar Ibex taxidermy shoulder mount. Mounted in upright form with the head turned 90 degrees to the right. Relaxed pose. This position displays the Ibex's impressive horns. Horns are symmetrical and with thick bases and measure 42". Thick hair in shades of brown, tan and cream is present throughout. This SCI record book mount receives our taxidermy quality rating of "Excellent". A necessity for collectors of first-class hunting trophies.
Scientific Name: Capra aegagrus aegagrus
Size: 52" tall x 26" wide x 28" deep.
Weight: 27 lbs.
Wall hanger is attached. Hangs from a single screw.
Ships free in a secure wood crate.
About the Bezoar Ibex
The Bezoar Ibex is also known as the Anatolian Bezoar Ibex or Persian Ibex. They are native to the Middle East and Russian and have also been introduced the Mountains of New Mexico. The Bezoar ibex possesses the world’s longest horns in relation to their body weight. The male’s horns can grow up to 55 inches in length, and their average weight is 140 pounds. Females are smaller, and their horns only grow to 11 inches in length. Both sexes have a tuft of hair on their chin. In the summer the males have a dark brown coat, and the females’ fur becomes more of a reddish-gold. In the winter both males and females have gray colored coats. The ibexes have a black stripe from the spine that extends over the shoulder, limbs, and neck.
Ibex make their homes on cliffs that would be dangerous for predators. Ibex are very nimble. They can jump more than 6 feet straight up without a running start. This helps them climb mountainous terrain with ease. Ibex hooves have sharp edges and the undersides concave this makes them like suction cups which help them grip the sides of steep, rocky cliffs. The diet of Bezoar goat consists of mostly of shoots and fruits of bush species, leaves of trees and herbs. They prefer rock vegetation for feeding.