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Alpine ibex

With split hooves and rubber-like soles, the alpine ibex is able to climb a near-vertical rock face.

The wild goats are a mountain icon in Europe and are part of many official emblems throughout the alpine range, from France to Austria.

They climb to alpine meadows during the summer and when winter arrives, they move to steep rocky slopes that amass little snow.

Watch this short clip from National Geographic with some 5.10 slab climbing by the ibex.