Although fighting is rare, chamois can scuffle over mates. Males plant all four feet on the ground and strike upwards with their hook-like horns.
Scientific Name: Rupicapra rupicapra
Age [Sex]: Adult [M]
Collector Name [Number]: R. Bandar [RB793]
Notes: Skull plus mandibles; no additional date or locality data.
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