Nubian ibex in the Eastern Desert, Egypt

Paul R. Krausman, William W Shaw

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In 1984, when the authors were working in the central part of Egypt's Eastern Desert, they found some large tracks and followed them. From the top of a sand dune, they had a brief but clear view of an adult male Nubian ibex. This unexpected sighting confirms that there is at least one population in this part of the Eastern Desert; the last report of ibex in the area was in 1927.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)176-177
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nature and Landscape Conservation
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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