Alpine ibexes were almost hunted to extinction in the 19th century. The species was only saved thanks to italian king Victor Emmanuel II who was a passionate hunter. He created a reservation in Gran Paradiso where only him could hunt ibexes. The area was later turned into a national park where hunting was prohibited. Most alpine ibexes were reintroduced using individuals from this area.
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|Camera Model:||Canon EOS 6D|
|Original Time Taken:||07/20/2015|
|Shutter Speed:||1/800 sec|
|Focal Length:||420 mm|
|Lens Info:||EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x|