Chamois

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Chamois
Gämse (Rupicapra rupicapra) Zoo Salzburg 2014 g-crop.jpg
At the Salzburg Zoo
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Caprinae
Genus: Rupicapra
Species: R. rupicapra
Binomial name
Rupicapra rupicapra
Synonyms

Capra rupicapra Linnaeus, 1758

The chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) is a gait-antelope speshies native tae muntains in Europe, includin the Carpathie Muntains o Romanie, the European Alps, the Tatra Muntains, the Balkans, pairts o Turkey, an the Caucasus. The chamois haes an aa been introduced tae the Sooth Island o New Zealand. Some subspeshies o chamois are strictly pertectit in the EU unner the European Habitats Directive.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aulagnier, S.; Giannatos, G. & Herrero, J. (2008). "Rupicapra rupicapra". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T39255A10179647. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T39255A10179647.en. Retrieved 11 January 2018.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora at EUR-Lex