The Ibex, p.28.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

IS a Wild Goat, which inhabits the Pyrenean mountains and the Alps. He is of an admirable swiftness, although his head is armed with two long knotted horns, inclining backwards; his hair is rough, and of a deep brown colour. The male only has a beard, and the female is less than the male: this animal skips from rock to rock, and often, when pursued, jumps down enormous precipices without receiving any hurt from the fall. 

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