Anatolian Chamois | Online Record Book Preview
This is a preview of the Anatolian Chamois species only.
Once you subscribe you will be able to view all the entry details for hundreds of different species, including full score sheets and photos.
Anatolian Chamois - Species Detail
Rupicapra rupicapra asiatica
Also called Turkish chamois.
DESCRIPTION Shoulder height 28-30 inches (70-76 cm), weight about 80 pounds (36 kg). The female is somewhat smaller.
General color is a dark, smoky brown with a broad, black dorsal stripe. Neck and legs are blackish-brown, being darker than in most European races. Underparts are pale, rump is white. Throat, lower jaw, and front of face are white, and there are dark stripes across the eyes to the muzzle. In this subspecies the horns are relatively short and thin.
DISTRIBUTION Northern and eastern parts of Anatolia (Asian Turkey). The type specimen was described from near the city of Trebizond on the Black Sea.
The Anatolian Chamois currently has 86 Entries listed in the SCI Record Book!
Once you subscribe you'll be able to access photos and full socre sheets for all of these entries. Plus you can filter, sort, and search through all species and entries in the SCI database. If you would like to subscribe now to have access to the entire database, please click here.
Return to Top