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The goats - wild goat , markhor , ibex , depending on area - prefer cliffs and their immediate vicinity , whereas sheep occupy the plateaus above cliffs and the undulating terrain along their bases . American sheep are exceptions in ...
Confined as they often are to isolated cliffs , herds tend to be more cohesive than those of sheep . Males spend much time with females even outside of the mating season , and during it they wander little . Tending to be acquainted with ...
I surmise that the ancestors of bharal evolved on cliffs , and that they later occupied less precipitous terrain where new selection pressures modified their society in the direction characterized by sheep . Turning to specific behavior ...
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Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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