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Young males sometimes trail behind the courting pair , keeping a safe distance . The wild goat rut reached its peak in early October . With a gestation period of about 165 days , most young would be born in March .
Accidents , predation , disease , starvation , so many factors conspire against a young between birth and weaning that one can only marvel that any survive at all . However , nutrition of both mother and young is the most critical ...
One good summer shower can determine whether a young will survive its birth the following spring . Having observed one rut and one birth season , I thought that the annual reproductive cycle of wild goat at Karchat had been accurately ...
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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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