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Chamois (Oceania)

Scientific Name: Rupicapra rupicapra

Subspecies: Presumably the middle European Chamois.

Habitat: Alpine regions, but also found below the tree-line.

Description: The Chamois weighs up to 50 kg and measures up to 85 cm over the shoulder. It may reach a total body length of 1,40 m. General colour rufous brown with black line along the spine in summer, black with black and white markings on face in winter. Both sexes have horns that are relatively small compared to the size of the animal, those of the male being the biggest.

Hunting method: Stalking.

Hunting available in: New Zealand.

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