East Caucasian Tur


East Caucasian Tur

, with an upward thrust in May and a retreat downwards in October. The solitary adult males generally inhabit higher altitudes than groups of females and their young, descending to join them in the breeding season. During this time, vigorous competitions arise as they vie for mating rights. In protected areas, the density of animals varies between 5/km² and 16/km².

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* Listed as Vulnerable (VU A1d+2de, C1 v2.3) [http://web.archive.org/web/20061230065656/http://www.ultimateungulate.com/Artiodactyla/Capra_cylindricornis.html]


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