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Re: high angle sheep

Postby winglady » Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:44 am

Wow. I find it challenging enough to climb UP a slabby slope, but these animals are perfectly relaxed DOWN-climbing. The 3rd video on the snopes site starting around 1:25 had a cool bit with a young ibex managing some pretty big leaps to keep up with the adults. Beautiful animals! =D>
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby Zambo » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:12 am

Average Joe wrote:
skiwall wrote:I wonder if they ever fall?


Only if eagles are around . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxmN6kVevxk


that video: oh....my....gawd!!!! incredible...
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby wildlobo71 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:28 am

Zambo wrote:
that video: oh....my....gawd!!!! incredible...


I want to find reasons to believe that video is fake but... wow.

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