Ibex portrait


Ibex portrait

Caption

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.

Location

City: Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

State: Rhône-Alpes

Country: France

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Image Info

Camera Maker:Canon
Camera Model:Canon EOS 6D
Original Time Taken:07/20/2015
Shutter Speed:1/800 sec
Aperture:f/6.3
ISO Sensitivity:200
Focal Length:420 mm
Lens Info:EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Latitude:45.860386666667
Longitude:6.8046816666667
Altitude:2592.1m