One of the signs located in the animal corners of the Yarkon Park, depicting the animals found there.
The Nubian ibex was photographed that day Click for a larger image
And a few months later Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
Branding symbol of the city of Tel Aviv
Emblem of the Ganei Yehoshua company Nubian ibex
The ibex lives in separate herds of males and females, with each herd reaching up to about 20 individuals. In case of danger, the ibex will whistle a warning whistle to the herd. Optimize short and muscular legs adapted for climbing mountains and cliffs. The goat’s foot is made of a hard hoof and has a soft pad in the center that is designed to help the ibex climb particularly steep plains.
The male has long, rounded horns designed to establish the status of the goat in his herd, while the female horns are short and straight and are designed to attack predators. During the mating season, in the fall, herds of both sexes meet for the purpose of mating.
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the conies. (Psalms 104, 18)
VU - Endangered
Pregnancy: 5 months
Sexual maturity: one year
Life expectancy: 15 years
Number of offspring: 1
Activity: Day and night
Social structure: band