Cantabrian Chamois

Rupricapra pyrenaica parva

The smallest chamois, with the lightest coloration. Summer coat is reddish, turning brown in winter. Underparts are pale. Rump, throat, lower jaw and front of face are yellowish. Smaller and paler than the Pyrenean chamois and with shorter, slimmer horns.

DESCRIPTION:

(male) Shoulder height about 28 inches (71 cm). Weight 45-75 pounds (20-34 kg).

DISTRIBUTION:

Cantabrian Mountains of northwestern Spain.

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