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Instead of giving a cursory head twist or a casual kick , males now display again and again , insistently demanding attention . The adults are most active . Not that young males lack interest , but whenever one tarries near a female he ...
The whole head , not just the horns , is designed to give and receive blunt blows , as Valerius Geist has emphasized in his book Mountain Sheep . The brain is shielded from injury by sinuses sandwiched between two protective bony plates ...
Head - to - head contact , so typical of sheep and goats , is too dangerous with such horns , and other forms of combat are therefore used . For example , according to Valerius Geist , a mountain goat may lower its head far down and ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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