Ibex of Montasio
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In the north estern corner of Italy, close to Austria and Slovenia, are the limestone mountains known as the Julian Alps. They are considered among the finest mountain scenery in Europe. Characterised by high mountain lakes, peaceful alpine valleys and rugged limestone peaks, the Julian Alps boast the presence of a large wildlife, most notably the famous "ibex Montasio". The photos depicts this populations on the fork of Disteis (2,200 m), near the top of the Jof di Montasio (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy).