Herbivores (Alkon et al. 2008)
Browse on leaves and seed pods of Acacia spp (from Habibi 1994)
Lick or eat soil (from Habibi 1994)
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Ibex often stand on their hind legs to access the lower leaves and seed pods of Acacia raddiana (top image). Once low-lying foods are exhausted, ibex may climb into lower branches (lower image).
Alkon et al. (2008)