Spending their lives in the mountains climbing, mountain goats reach this incredible virtuosity, excelling in this mastery of many other animals that seem more suited for this purpose.

A herd of alpine goats, or IBEX

At the 50-foot near-vertical dam Cingino in the Italian Alps. Horned climbers attracted here because of the salt, which they lick from the stones.

IBEX live at high altitudes, up to 4600 m, thus escaping from predators.