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Usage examples for ibex

  1. When suddenly alarmed the males gives a loud shrill whistle, like the ibex. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  2. Occasionally, in very remote and secluded places, the ibex will stay all day on their feeding grounds, but this is not common. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  3. He had heard about the ibex and wanted a pair. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  4. I confess I had thought the ibex of these parts to be identical with C. Sibirica. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  5. At any rate, it was an ibex of some species, as its horns plainly show. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  6. The original of our goat is supposed to be the Persian ibex. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  7. Although an excessively wary animal, the ibex is usually found on such broken ground that, if due care be taken, it is not very difficult to obtain a shot. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  8. 67, that the first idea of them was taken from the horns of the ibex or the wild goat. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  9. What is an ibex? – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  10. The astragali, the ibex horns and the volutes, may all be easily recognized here. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  11. But there are fellows in these mountains who say that there really are such animals, and if he wanted to have an ibex, and had to have an ibex, I might as well get him an ibex as anybody else, even if I had to make one. – Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales by Charles B. Cory
  12. The Wild Goat of Asia Minor, No. 448.- Mr. Carter writes to me: In one of your letters you mention the Scind ibex, which is a wild goat. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
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