The Nubian Ibex has a great friend when it comes to grooming. Grackles will land on the ibex and search for any parasites on its body. The bird gets a meal and the ibex is bug free!
While both male and female ibex have horns, the male's grow much longer. The female ibex is smaller, too; only 1/3 the size of the male.
Dry desert and Mountains
Grasses and shrubs
Northeastern Africa and the Middle East
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
3601 Thomas Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70807
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