Life Span: 10-15 years in the wild. Up to 20 years in captivity.
Size: 0.9m-1.2m in length; up to 1, at shoulder height.
Weight: 36-100kgs (males heavier)
Collective noun: Herd
Hooves: Their hooves are well-adapted for their mountain habitat, with a hard rim of keratin surrounding a soft spongy convex pad. These allow them to grip onto the mountain and make them expert climbers.
Mane: Males have a thick mane around their neck and shoulders, increasing their appearance of size, attracting females and protecting them from any injury whilst fighting.
Horns: Both sexes have horns which curve up, back and then in.
Scent Marking: Males will urinateagainst rocks and then rub their coat in it. The smell this produces attracts females and lets them know he is ready to breed.