Mountain | Alpine Animals

Mountain | Alpine Animals

Description
Description

Mountain or Alpine animals refer to species adapted to life at high altitudes, typically in mountainous regions where the environment is characterized by low oxygen levels, cold temperatures, and rugged terrain. These animals have evolved specialized adaptations such as thicker fur or feathers for insulation, enhanced lung capacity for efficient breathing in thin air, and robust limbs for navigating steep slopes. Examples include the snow leopard, mountain goat, and Andean condor. Their habitats range from the Rockies and the Andes to the Himalayas and beyond, covering diverse ecosystems from alpine meadows to rocky crags. The evolutionary history of these animals often involves isolation and adaptation to extreme conditions, resulting in unique species perfectly attuned to their challenging environments.

Anatomy
Anatomy

Mountain animals boast anatomies finely tuned for survival in rugged terrain. Thick fur or plumage provides insulation against harsh cold, while specialized lungs allow efficient breathing in thin mountain air. Many have sturdy limbs and hooves or paws designed for climbing steep slopes and navigating rocky surfaces. Some species, like mountain goats, have incredible balance and agility. Predators such as snow leopards possess acute senses and stealthy movements for hunting. Vocalizations vary widely, from the piercing cries of eagles to the bleats of ungulates, aiding in communication across vast, open landscapes. These adaptations collectively enable mountain animals to thrive in their elevated homes.

Human Interaction
Human Interaction

Humans have a complex relationship with mountain animals. Historically, communities living in or near mountains have depended on these animals for food, clothing, and materials. In many cultures, mountain animals hold symbolic significance and appear in folklore and myths, like the majestic eagle in Native American stories or the yeti in Himalayan lore. Modern pop culture often depicts them in documentaries and films, highlighting their beauty and the challenges they face.

Conservation efforts are crucial for mountain animals, as they face threats from habitat destruction, climate change, and poaching. Organizations and governments work to protect these species and their habitats through reserves, legislation, and awareness campaigns.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How do animals survive in the mountains?

Animals survive in the mountains by physically having thick fur and wool to protect themselves from extreme temperatures. Mountain animals also typically have hooves that help them climb the slopes of hills. Some Mountain Animals also have large lungs and a heart that help them compensate for the scarcity of oxygen at high altitudes.

What are common features of mountain animals?

The common features and characteristics of mountain animals include having thick fur as well as hard hooves. Mountain animals are also typically larger in size to not lose heat quickly as well as cool down. Animals that frequent this type of environment adapt physically to withstand and thrive within these conditions.

Which animals can you ride on a mountain?

The animals that you can ride on a mountain include donkeys and mules. They are often used to ride on a mountain by humans since they can easily be saddled and ridden in a similar manner to horses. Donkeys and mules are also gentle and steady footed.

Animals

* Under Development *

Alpaca
137000
39"-46" | 99-117 cm
48"-84" | 122-213 cm
45-68 lb | 100-175 kg
15-25 years
Alpaca
117.000
213.000
175.000
25.00
137000
GUIDE
3D
Alpaca
36.6”-45.7” | 93-116 cm
11.4”-14.2” | 29-36 cm
43.3”-53.1” | 110-135 cm
55-132 lb | 25-60 kg
14-22 years
Alpine Chamois
116.000
36.000
135.000
60.000
22.00
1350
GUIDE
3D
Alpine Chamois
36.2”-52” | 92-132 cm
13”-18.1” | 33-46 cm
47.2”-66.9” | 120-170 cm
88-265 lb | 40-120 kg
10-21 years
Alpine Ibex
132.000
46.000
170.000
120.000
21.00
9600
GUIDE
3D
Alpine Ibex
2’6”-3’5” | .75-1.05 m
4’-6’8” | 1.25-2.1 m
200-600 lb | 90-272 kg
20-25 years (wild); up to 45 years (captivity)
American Black Bear
105.000
210.000
272.000
45.00
10000
GUIDE
3D
American Black Bear
4.25”-4.75” | 10.8-12 cm
6”-9” | 15-23 cm
.25-.45 lb | 125-200 g
3-4 years (wild); up to 7 years (captivity)
American Pika
12.000
23.000
0.200
7.00
4900
GUIDE
3D
American Pika
1.4”-1.75” | 3.6-4.4 cm
3”-3.9” | 7.5-10 cm
.42-.63 oz | 12-18 g
1-3 years
American Water Shrew
4.400
10.000
0.018
3.00
100
GUIDE
3D
American Water Shrew
25.4”-33.7” | 64.5-85.5 cm
106.3”-130” | 270-330 cm (Wingspan)
39.4”-52” | 100-132 cm
17-33.1 lb | 7.7-15 kg
50-75 years
Andean Condor
85.500
330.000
132.000
15.000
75.00
45450
GUIDE
3D
Andean Condor
30.3”-41.3” | 77-105 cm
7.5”-10.2” | 19-26 cm
31.5”-43.3” | 80-110 cm
35-66 lb | 16-30 kg
8-15 years
Arabian Gazelle
105.000
26.000
110.000
30.000
15.00
2900
GUIDE
3D
Arabian Gazelle
Argali
12300
49.6”-72.8” | 126-185 cm
16.1”-22.4” | 41-57 cm
53.1”-78.7” | 135-200 cm
132-408 lb | 60-185 kg
7-13 years (wild); 10-17 years (captivity)
Argali
185.000
57.000
200.000
185.000
17.00
12300
GUIDE
3D
Argali
2’5”-3’4” | .71-1.02 m
3’10”-6’6” | 1.2-2 m
90-440 lb | 41-200 kg
25-30 years (wild); up to 35 years (captivity)
Asiatic Black Bear
102.000
200.000
200.000
35.00
14000
GUIDE
3D
Asiatic Black Bear
14.2”-22” | 36-56 cm
6.7”-10.6” | 17-27 cm
17.7”-27.6” | 45-70 cm
22-35 lb | 10-16 kg
20-25 years (wild); 25-30 years (captivity)
Barbary Macaque
56.000
27.000
70.000
16.000
30.00
GUIDE
3D
Barbary Macaque
36.2”-46.1” | 92-117 cm
11.8”-15.75” | 30-40 cm
51.2”-65” | 130-165 cm
88-309 lb | 40-140 kg
10-20 years
Barbary Sheep
117.000
40.000
165.000
140.000
20.00
5600
GUIDE
3D
Barbary Sheep
19.3”-26.2” | 49-66.5 cm
90.6”-112.2” | 230-285 cm (Wingspan)
37”-49.2” | 94-125 cm
8.2-15.7 lb | 3.7-7.1 kg
21-45 years
Bearded Vulture
66.500
285.000
125.000
7.100
45.00
31900
GUIDE
3D
Bearded Vulture
Beira
16040
27.6”-35.4” | 70-90 cm
7.1”-9.1” | 18-23 cm
31.5”-39.4” | 80-100 cm
20-31 lb | 9-14 kg
10-14 years
Beira
90.000
23.000
100.000
14.000
14.00
16040
GUIDE
3D
Beira
Bharal
7050
42.1”-60.2” | 107-153 cm
11.4”-18.1” | 29-46 cm
45.3”-65” | 115-165 cm
77-165 lb | 35-75 kg
12-21 years
Bharal
153.000
46.000
165.000
75.000
21.00
7050
GUIDE
3D
Bharal
46.5”-65.4” | 118-166 cm
13.8”-19.3” | 35-49 cm
51.2”-72.8” | 130-185 cm
110-315 lb | 50-143 kg
10-21 years
Bighorn Sheep
166.000
49.000
185.000
143.000
21.00
35700
GUIDE
3D
Bighorn Sheep
55.1”-70.9” | 140-180 cm
17.3”-22” | 44-56 cm
66.9”-86.6” | 170-220 cm
243-375 lb | 110-170 kg
15-22 years
Black Wildebeest
180.000
56.000
220.000
170.000
22.00
5100
GUIDE
3D
Black Wildebeest
11”-17.7” | 28-45 cm
5.1”-8.7” | 13-22 cm
13.8”-23.6” | 35-60 cm
7.7-20 lb | 3.5-9 kg
20-30 years (wild); 30-35 years (captivity)
Bonnet Macaque
45.000
22.000
60.000
9.000
35.00
GUIDE
3D
Bonnet Macaque
7.1”-12.2” | 18-31 cm
4.3”-7.5” | 11-19 cm
12.2”-21.7” | 31-55 cm
2.9-7.9 lb | 1.3-3.6 kg
10-14 years
Bush Hyrax
31.000
19.000
55.000
3.600
14.00
150
GUIDE
3D
Bush Hyrax
7.1”-9.4” | 18-24 cm
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm
15”-18.5” | 38-47 cm (Body)
1.5-3.3 lb | .7-1.5 kg
7-24 years
Cacomistle
24.000
13.000
47.000
1.500
24.00
2700
GUIDE
3D
Cacomistle
30.3”-37.4” | 77-95 cm
106.3”-126” | 270-320 cm (Wingspan)
42.9”-52.8” | 109-134 cm
18.7-26.5 lb | 8.5-12 kg
30-60 years
California Condor
95.000
320.000
134.000
12.000
60.00
53200
GUIDE
3D
California Condor
5.9”-7.7” | 15-19.5 cm
4.3”-5.7” | 11-14.5 cm
8.7”-11.4” | 22-29 cm (Body)
1.4-2.9 oz | 40-83 g
2-6 years
Cape Elephant Shrew
19.500
14.500
29.000
0.083
6.00
240
GUIDE
3D
Cape Elephant Shrew
Caracal
81000
16”-20” | 41-51 cm
24”-42” | 61-107 cm
15-45 lb | 7-20 kg
10-12 years (wild); 15-20 years (captivity)
Caracal
51.000
107.000
20.000
20.00
81000
GUIDE
3D
Caracal
4’7”-5’7” | 1.4-1.7 m
8’8”-11’6” | 2.7-3.5 m
500-1300 lb | 227-590 kg
Cave Bear
170.000
350.000
590.000
13000
GUIDE
3D
Cave Bear
26.8”-36.2” | 68-92 cm
10.2”-14.2” | 26-36 cm
35.4”-47.2” | 90-120 cm
49-93 lb | 22-42 kg
10-22 years
Chinese Goral
92.000
36.000
120.000
42.000
22.00
155
GUIDE
3D
Chinese Goral
Chukar
20400
9.1”-10.2” | 23-26 cm
20.1”-22” | 51-56 cm (Wingspan)
13.4”-15” | 34-38 cm
1-1.76 lb | .45-.8 kg
3-5 years
Chukar
26.000
56.000
38.000
0.800
5.00
20400
GUIDE
3D
Chukar
5.1”-5.9” | 13-15 cm
9.8”-12.2” | 25-31 cm
6-10.6 lb | 170-300 g
1-4 years (wild); 5-9 years (captivity)
Common Degu
15.000
31.000
0.300
9.00
19200
GUIDE
3D
Common Degu
Cougar
150000
21”-28” | 53-71 cm
42”-54” | 107-137 cm
65-200 lb | 30-91 kg
10-13 years (wild); Up to 20 years (captivity)
Cougar
71.000
137.000
91.000
20.00
150000
GUIDE
3D
Cougar
21”-24” | 53-61 cm
32”-37” | 81-94 cm
20-45 lb | 9-20 kg
10-15 years (wild); up to 20 years (captivity)
Coyote
61.000
94.000
20.000
20.00
600
GUIDE
3D
Coyote
44.1”-61” | 112-155 cm
16.1”-23.2” | 41-59 cm
51.2”-70.9” | 130-180 cm
123-220 lb | 56-100 kg
14-19 years
Dall Sheep
155.000
59.000
180.000
100.000
19.00
14090
GUIDE
3D
Dall Sheep
48”-62.6” | 122-159 cm
26.8”-34.25” | 68-87 cm
84”-109” | 214-276 cm
496-1290 lb | 225-585 kg
20-25 years (wild); 25-28 years (captivity)
Domestic Yak
159.000
87.000
276.000
585.000
28.00
1500
GUIDE
3D
Domestic Yak
22”-25” | 56-64 cm
34”-39” | 86-99 cm
45-55 lb | 20-25 kg
10-15 years (wild); up to 20 years (captivity)
Eastern Coyote
64.000
99.000
25.000
20.00
3600
GUIDE
3D
Eastern Coyote
2”-2.6” | 5-6.5 cm
1.2”-1.6” | 3-4 cm
3.1”-3.9” | 8-10 cm (Body)
.9-1.1 oz | 25-31 g
1-4 years
Etendeka Round-Eared Sengi
6.500
4.000
10.000
0.031
4.00
300
GUIDE
3D
Etendeka Round-Eared Sengi
21”-24” | 53-61 cm
33”-40” | 84-102 cm
25-45 lb | 11-20 kg
7-9 years (wild); up to 12 years (captivity)
Ethiopian Wolf
61.000
102.000
20.000
12.00
7800
GUIDE
3D
Ethiopian Wolf
Fossa
44000
11.8”-13.8” | 30-35 cm (Shoulder)
5.5”-6.3” | 14-16 cm
27”-31” | 69-79 cm
12-19 lb | 5.5-8.6 kg
15-23 years
Fossa
35.000
16.000
79.000
8.600
23.00
44000
GUIDE
3D
Fossa
1’6”-3" | .46-.91 m
4’6”-6’ | 1.37-1.83 m
150-250 lb | 68-114 kg
15-25 (wild); 20-30 years (captivity)
Giant Panda Bear
91.000
183.000
114.000
30.00
307000
GUIDE
3D
Giant Panda Bear
19.7”-23.6” | 50-60 cm
72.8”-88.6” | 185-225 cm (Wingspan)
29.5”-35.4” | 75-90 cm
6.2-14.8 lb | 2.8-6.7 kg
30-48 years
Golden Eagle
60.000
225.000
90.000
6.700
48.00
235500
GUIDE
3D
Golden Eagle
25.8”-33.1” | 65.5-84 cm
90.6”-110.2” | 230-280 cm (Wingspan)
37.4”-48” | 95-122 cm
13.2-33.1 lb | 6-15 kg
35-42 years
Griffon Vulture
84.000
280.000
122.000
15.000
42.00
20700
GUIDE
3D
Griffon Vulture
Guanaco
15000
57"-61" | 145-155 cm
82"-86" | 210-220 cm
200-310 lb | 90-140 kg
20-25 years
Guanaco
155.000
220.000
140.000
25.00
15000
GUIDE
3D
Guanaco
3.3”-4.1” | 8.5-10.5 cm
7.9”-9.8” | 20-25 cm
1.5-2.6 lb | .7-1.2 kg
2-4 years (wild); 5-7 years (captivity)
Guinea Pig | Cavy
10.500
25.000
1.200
7.00
7300
GUIDE
3D
Guinea Pig | Cavy
48.8”-63.8” | 124-162 cm
13.4”-17.3” | 34-44 cm
55.1”-70.9” | 140-180 cm
187-309 lb | 85-140 kg
19-22 years
Himalayan Serow
162.000
44.000
180.000
140.000
22.00
4920
GUIDE
3D
Himalayan Serow
28.3”-44.9” | 72-114 cm
12.2”-18.9” | 31-48 cm
35.4”-55.1” | 90-140 cm
121-198 lb | 55-90 kg
12-22 years
Himalayan Tahr
114.000
48.000
140.000
90.000
22.00
6550
GUIDE
3D
Himalayan Tahr
17.3”-23.6” | 44-60 cm
35.4”-51.2” | 90-130 cm (Wingspan)
33.5”-46” | 85-117 cm
4.4-5.5 lb | 2-2.5 kg
10-20 years
Horned Guan
60.000
130.000
117.000
2.500
20.00
700
GUIDE
3D
Horned Guan
35.4”-50.4” | 90-128 cm
11.4”-17.7” | 29-45 cm
47.2”-66.9” | 120-170 cm
77-176 lb | 35-80 kg
12-20 years
Iberian Ibex
128.000
45.000
170.000
80.000
20.00
2500
GUIDE
3D
Iberian Ibex
4.5”-5” | 11.4-12.7 cm
7”-9” | 18-23 cm
.3-.6 lb | 150-250 g
3-4 years (wild); up to 7 years (captivity)
Ili Pika
12.700
23.000
0.250
7.00
3900
GUIDE
3D
Ili Pika
15.75”-17.7” | 40-45 cm
7.5”-8.3” | 19-21 cm
20.5”-22.4” | 52-57 cm
17.6-26.5 lb | 8-12 kg
22-32 years (wild); 27-39 years (captivity)
Japanese Macaque
45.000
21.000
57.000
12.000
39.00
GUIDE
3D
Japanese Macaque
25.6”-39.4” | 65-100 cm
8.7”-13” | 22-33 cm
29.5”-45.3” | 75-115 cm
18-40 lb | 8-18 kg
12-18 years
Klipspringer
100.000
33.000
115.000
18.000
18.00
18080
GUIDE
3D
Klipspringer
3’4”-5’ | 1.02-1.52 m
6’5”-9’ | 1.96-2.74 m
400-1400 lb | 181-635 kg
20-25 years (wild); up to 35 years (captivity)
Kodiak Bear
152.000
274.000
635.000
35.00
39000
GUIDE
3D
Kodiak Bear
13”-18.1” | 33-46 cm
7.9”-11” | 20-28 cm
16.5”-24” | 42-61 cm
6.6-22 lb | 3-10 kg
20-30 years (wild); 30-35 years (captivity)
Lion-Tailed Macaque
46.000
28.000
61.000
10.000
35.00
GUIDE
3D
Lion-Tailed Macaque
Llama
154000
67"-71" | 1.7-1.8 m
72"-78" | 1.8-2.0 m
290-440 lb | 130-200 kg
15-25 years
Llama
180.000
200.000
200.000
25.00
154000
GUIDE
3D
Llama
4.1”-6.9” | 10.5-17.5 cm
8.5”-14” | 22-36 cm
1.8-2.4 lb | 800-1100 g
8-10 years (wild); 10-20 years (captivity)
Long-Tailed Chinchilla
17.500
36.000
1.100
20.00
1200
GUIDE
3D
Long-Tailed Chinchilla
20.5”-35.4” | 52-90 cm
9.4”-16.5” | 24-42 cm
21.7”-37.4” | 55-95 cm
26.5-81.5 lb | 12-37 kg
20-28 years (wild); 32-40 years (captivity)
Mandrill
90.000
42.000
95.000
37.000
40.00
GUIDE
3D
Mandrill
Markhor
68900
44.9”-65” | 114-165 cm
15.4”-20.9” | 39-53 cm
52”-73.2” | 132-186 cm
77-243 lb | 35-110 kg
12-13 years
Markhor
165.000
53.000
186.000
110.000
13.00
68900
GUIDE
3D
Markhor
2.2”-2.7” | 5.6-6.8 cm
4.5”-5.7” | 11.5-14.5 cm
2-4.6 oz | 60-130 g
2-3 years (wild); 3-5 years (captivity)
Mongolian Gerbil
6.800
14.500
0.130
5.00
2700
GUIDE
3D
Mongolian Gerbil
39”-50” | 99-127 cm
16.5”-20.9” | 42-53 cm
55.1”-70.9” | 140-180 cm
132-265 lb | 60-120 kg
10-21 years
Mountain Goat
127.000
53.000
180.000
120.000
21.00
87350
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Goat
55”-67” | 140-170 cm (Upright)
24”-29.1” | 61-74 cm
37.4”-45.3” | 95-115 cm
154-419 lb | 70-190 kg
35-40 years (wild); 40-50 years (captivity)
Mountain Gorilla
170.000
74.000
115.000
190.000
50.00
27250
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Gorilla
34.6”-46.5” | 88-118 cm
8.7”-11.4” | 22-29 cm
39.4”-53.5” | 100-136 cm
53-84 lb | 24-38 kg
10-15 years
Mountain Reedbuck
118.000
29.000
136.000
38.000
15.00
1330
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Reedbuck
35.4”-44.5” | 90-113 cm
18.9”-21.7” | 48-55 cm
70.9”-78.7” | 180-200 cm
300-551 lb | 136-250 kg
28-30 years
Mountain Tapir
113.000
55.000
200.000
250.000
30.00
2900
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Tapir
2.75”-4.1” | 7-10.5 cm
2”-3.1” | 5-8 cm
4.3”-7.3” | 11-18.5 cm (Body)
3.9-5.3 oz | 110-150 g
2-12.5 years
Mountain Treeshrew
10.500
8.000
18.500
0.150
12.50
65
GUIDE
3D
Mountain Treeshrew
26.4”-40.9” | 67-104 cm
9.4”-14.6” | 24-37 cm
35.4”-55.1” | 90-140 cm
110-220 lb | 50-100 kg
9-17 years
Nilgiri Tahr
104.000
37.000
140.000
100.000
17.00
19030
GUIDE
3D
Nilgiri Tahr
6.3”-9.1” | 16-23 cm
3.5”-5.7” | 9-14.5 cm
11.8”-17.7” | 30-45 cm (Body)
2-2.6 lb | .9-1.2 kg
10-25 years
Olinguito
23.000
14.500
45.000
1.200
25.00
3400
GUIDE
3D
Olinguito
8.1”-13” | 20.5-33 cm
29.1”-47.2” | 74-120 cm (Wingspan)
14.2”-22.8” | 36-58 cm
.73-3.3 lb | .33-1.5 kg
15-25 years
Peregrine Falcon
33.000
120.000
58.000
1.500
25.00
205000
GUIDE
3D
Peregrine Falcon
3.5”-5.1” | 9-13 cm
8.2”-13.8” | 21-35 cm
.26-.44 lb | 120-200 g
1-3 years (wild); 5-7 years (captivity)
Plains Pocket Gopher
13.000
35.000
0.200
7.00
450
GUIDE
3D
Plains Pocket Gopher
Red Fox
112000
14”-18” | 35-46 cm
22”-34” | 56-86 cm
12-18 lb | 5-8 kg
2-4 years (wild); up to 10-12 years (captivity)
Red Fox
46.000
86.000
8.000
12.00
112000
GUIDE
3D
Red Fox
Red Panda
1100000
11”-13.4” | 28-34 cm
5.5”-7.1” | 14-18 cm
20”-25.2” | 51-64 cm
8-17 lb | 3.6-7.7 kg
8-22 years
Red Panda
34.000
18.000
64.000
7.700
22.00
1100000
GUIDE
3D
Red Panda
11.2”-15.9” | 28.5-40.5 cm
43.3”-55.5” | 110-141 cm (Wingspan)
17.7”-25.6” | 45-65 cm
1.5-4.4 lb | .69-2 kg
20-31 years
Red-Tailed Hawk
40.500
141.000
65.000
2.000
31.00
102500
GUIDE
3D
Red-Tailed Hawk
16.1”-22.4” | 41-57 cm
7.9”-11” | 20-28 cm
18.5”-25.2” | 47-64 cm
11.7-17 lb | 5.3-7.7 kg
20-30 years (wild); 25-40 years (captivity)
Rhesus Macaque
57.000
28.000
64.000
7.700
40.00
GUIDE
3D
Rhesus Macaque
29.5”-35” | 75-89 cm
74.8”-84.6” | 190-215 cm (Wingspan)
43.3”-51.2” | 110-130 cm
5.1-9.9 lb | 2.3-4.5 kg
10-19 years
Secretary Bird
89.000
215.000
130.000
4.500
19.00
89500
GUIDE
3D
Secretary Bird
13.4”-18.9” | 34-48 cm
20.5”-35.4” | 52-90 cm (Wingspan)
27.6”-49.2” | 70-125 cm
2.5-4.4 lb | 1.15-2 kg
6-12 years
Silver Pheasant
48.000
90.000
125.000
2.000
12.00
6250
GUIDE
3D
Silver Pheasant
11”-25.2” | 28-64 cm
9.1”-20.9” | 23-53 cm
17.7”-39.4” | 45-100 cm (Body)
9.25-22 lb | 4.2-10 kg
10-30 years
Sir David's Long-Beaked Echidna
64.000
53.000
100.000
10.000
30.00
205
GUIDE
3D
Sir David's Long-Beaked Echidna
22”-26” | 56-66 cm
36”-51” | 91-130 cm
75-120 lb | 34-54 kg
8-15 years (wild); 18-22 years (captivity)
Snow Leopard
66.000
130.000
54.000
22.00
121000
GUIDE
3D
Snow Leopard
2’7”-2’11” | 80-90 cm
4’7”-5’9” | 140-175 cm
154-220 lb | 70-100 kg
10-15 years
South Andean Deer
90.000
175.000
100.000
15.00
1900
GUIDE
3D
South Andean Deer
6.3”-11.4” | 16-29 cm
4.5”-8.7” | 11.5-22 cm
12.6”-23.6” | 32-60 cm
3.7-9.9 lb | 1.7-4.5 kg
10-14 years
Southern Tree Hyrax
29.000
22.000
60.000
4.500
14.00
1850
GUIDE
3D
Southern Tree Hyrax
25.5”-29.5” | 65-75 cm (Shoulder)
11.8”-13.8” | 30-35 cm
35.4”-45.3” | 90-115 cm
44-99 lb | 20-45 kg
10-25 years
Striped Hyena
75.000
35.000
115.000
45.000
25.00
15000
GUIDE
3D
Striped Hyena
Takin
31250
44.1”-57.1” | 112-145 cm
16.5”-22” | 42-56 cm
66.9”-86.6” | 170-220 cm
529-772 lb | 240-350 kg
12-22 years
Takin
145.000
56.000
220.000
350.000
22.00
31250
GUIDE
3D
Takin
Tamaraw
25100
41.3”-51.2” | 105-130 cm
20.1”-24.4” | 51-62 cm
72”-87” | 183-222 cm
400-660 lb | 180-300 kg
20-25 years (wild); 20-25 years (captivity)
Tamaraw
130.000
62.000
222.000
300.000
25.00
25100
GUIDE
3D
Tamaraw
2’7”-3’ | 79-91 cm
4’11”-5’7” | 150-170 cm
99-143 lb | 45-65 kg
8-10 years
Taruca
91.000
170.000
65.000
10.00
700
GUIDE
3D
Taruca
37.4”-41.3” | 95-105 cm
12.6”-14.2” | 32-36 cm
47.2”-51.2” | 120-130 cm
55-86 lb | 25-39 kg
8-10 years
Tibetan Antelope
105.000
36.000
130.000
39.000
10.00
5950
GUIDE
3D
Tibetan Antelope
Vicuña
18000
49"-52" | 124-132 cm
60"-72" | 152-183 cm
77-144 lb | 35-65 kg
20-24 years
Vicuña
132.000
183.000
65.000
24.00
18000
GUIDE
3D
Vicuña
1’6”-1’10” | 46-56 cm
2’6”-3’4” | 76-102 cm
20-30 lb | 9-14 kg
10-12 years
Water Deer
56.000
102.000
14.000
12.00
7100
GUIDE
3D
Water Deer
35.4”-47.6” | 90-121 cm
10.6”-15.4” | 27-39 cm
47.2”-65” | 120-165 cm
121-220 lb | 55-100 kg
10-19 years
West Caucasian Tur
121.000
39.000
165.000
100.000
19.00
700
GUIDE
3D
West Caucasian Tur
.13”-.17” | 3.2-4.3 mm (Male); .25”-.33” | 6.3-8.4 mm (Female)
.13”-.18” | 3.4-4.5 mm (Male); .26”-.35” | 6.7-9 mm (Female)
.75”-1.02” | 19-26 mm (Male); 1.5”-1.97” | 38-50 mm (Female)
2-3 years
Western Black Widow
0.840
0.900
5.000
3.00
10000
GUIDE
3D
Western Black Widow
12.2”-21.25” | 31-54 cm
7.9”-13.4” | 20-34 cm
17.7”-30.7” | 45-78 cm (Body)
22-36.4 lb | 10-16.5 kg
12-41 years
Western Long-Beaked Echidna
54.000
34.000
78.000
16.500
41.00
90
GUIDE
3D
Western Long-Beaked Echidna
2'8"-3' | 81-91 cm
3’1”-7’2” | 95-220 cm
80-250 lb | 36-113 kg
6-15 years
White-Tailed Deer
91.000
220.000
113.000
15.00
30000
GUIDE
3D
White-Tailed Deer
68.1”-87.4” | 173-222 cm
29.5”-38.6” | 75-98 cm
115”-149” | 292-378 cm
1102-2645 lb | 500-1200 kg
20-25 years (wild); 25-28 years (captivity)
Wild Yak
222.000
98.000
378.000
1200.000
28.00
10600
GUIDE
3D
Wild Yak
9.4”-13.4” | 24-34 cm
18.5”-27.5” | 47-70 cm
3.5-11 lb | 1.6-5 kg
12-15 years (wild); up to 21 years (captivity)
Yellow-Bellied Marmot
34.000
70.000
5.000
21.00
4200
GUIDE
3D
Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Eastern Coyote (C. latrans × C. lupus × C. lycaon)
Dimensioned comparison drawing of the Eastern Coyote compared to an average person

The Eastern Coyote (Canis latrans var) is a North American canine of the wolf and coyote family. They have straight ears, a bushy tail, and a narrow chest with fur ranging from dark brown to reddish blonde. The Eastern Coyote is at times referred to as a coyote, coydog, brush wolf, and new wolf.

The Eastern coyote is an omnivore and will eat what is available and easy to either kill or scavenge. They will hunt for mice, moose, rabbits, hares, and deer. Their diet shifts with the seasons.

Eastern Coyotes have a shoulder height of 22”-25” (56-64 cm), body length between 34”-39” (86-99 cm), and an overall weight in the range of 45-55 lb (20-25 kg). The typical lifespan of a Eastern Coyote is 10-15 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity.

Set of standing side elevation drawings of the Eastern Coyote
The Eastern Coyote (Canis latrans var) is a North American canine of the wolf and coyote family. They have straight ears, a bushy tail, and a narrow chest with fur ranging from dark brown to reddish blonde. The Eastern Coyote is at times referred to as a coyote, coydog, brush wolf, and new wolf.

Eastern Coyotes have a shoulder height of 22”-25” (56-64 cm), body length between 34”-39” (86-99 cm), and an overall weight in the range of 45-55 lb (20-25 kg). The typical lifespan of a Eastern Coyote is 10-15 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity.

Set of standing side elevation drawings of the Eastern Coyote
Eastern Coyote (C. latrans × C. lupus × C. lycaon)
Height:
22”-25” | 56-64 cm
Width:
Length:
34”-39” | 86-99 cm
Depth:
Weight:
45-55 lb | 20-25 kg
Area:
Coat Color
Scientific Name
C. latrans × C. lupus × C. lycaon
Lifespan
10-15 years (wild); up to 20 years (captivity)

Drawings include:

Eastern Coyote side elevation (standing), front (standing), side (howling), side (walking)

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Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti)
Comparison drawing of the Cacomistle compared to other anteaters

The Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) is a member of the Procyonidae family. The species inhabits wet, tropical, evergreen woodlands and mountain forests, and seasonally they may venture into drier deciduous forests. They are distributed throughout Central America from south-central Mexico to Panama. The Cacomistle has dark brown and gray fur that contrasts with the black and white striped tail. They may be confused with their close relative the Ring-Tailed Cat, but unlike the Ring-tailed Cat, the Cacomistle does not have retractable claws. Considered generalist feeders, the species eats a wide variety of foods like fruits, insects, small vertebrates, and rodents.

The Cacomistle has a body length in the range of 15”-18.5” (38-47 cm) and total weight of 1.5-3.3 lb (.7-1.5 kg). The Cacomistle has a body height between 7.1”-9.4” (18-24 cm), body width of 3.9”-5.1” (10-13 cm), and tail length of 15.4”-20.9” (39-53 cm). The typical lifespan of the Cacomistle is between 7-24 years.

Set of scaled side and front drawings of the Cacomistle
The Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti) is a member of the Procyonidae family. The species inhabits wet, tropical, evergreen woodlands and mountain forests, and seasonally they may venture into drier deciduous forests. They are distributed throughout Central America from Mexico to Panama.

The Cacomistle has a body length in the range of 15”-18.5” (38-47 cm) and total weight of 1.5-3.3 lb (.7-1.5 kg). The Cacomistle has a body height between 7.1”-9.4” (18-24 cm), body width of 3.9”-5.1” (10-13 cm), and tail length of 15.4”-20.9” (39-53 cm). The typical lifespan of the Cacomistle is between 7-24 years.

Set of scaled side and front drawings of the Cacomistle
Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti)
Height:
7.1”-9.4” | 18-24 cm
Width:
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm
Length:
15”-18.5” | 38-47 cm (Body)
Depth:
Weight:
1.5-3.3 lb | .7-1.5 kg
Area:

Tail Length: 15.4”-20.9” | 39-53 cm

Scientific Name
Bassariscus sumichrasti
Lifespan
7-24 years

Drawings include:

Cacomistle side view, front

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Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)
Comparison illustration of the size of a Griffon Vulture to other species of birds of prey

The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a large Old World vulture that lives in Eurasia; they nest in colonies in cliffs that are untouched by humans and also in crags on mountains. They are closely related to the White-Backed Vulture. Like other Old World vultures, the species has a very white head, broad wings, and short tail feathers. The neck ruff is white, and the bill is yellow, and the buff colored body and wing coverts contrast with the darker flight feathers. By soaring over open areas, they find carcasses to feed on.

The Griffon Vulture has a wingspan in the range of 90.6”-110.2” (230-280 cm) and total weight of 13.2-33.1 lb (6-15 kg). The body of the Griffon Vulture has an overall length between 37.4”-48” (95-122 cm), body width of 12.2”-15.4” (31-39 cm), and standing height of roughly 25.8”-33.1” (65.5-84 cm). The typical lifespan of the Griffon Vulture is between 35-42 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Griffon Vulture in various standing poses with dimensions
The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a large Old World vulture that lives in Eurasia; they nest in colonies in cliffs that are untouched by humans and also in crags on mountains. They are closely related to the White-Backed Vulture. Like other Old World vultures, the species has a very white head.

The Griffon Vulture has a wingspan in the range of 90.6”-110.2” (230-280 cm) and total weight of 13.2-33.1 lb (6-15 kg). The body of the Griffon Vulture has an overall length between 37.4”-48” (95-122 cm), body width of 12.2”-15.4” (31-39 cm), and standing height of roughly 25.8”-33.1” (65.5-84 cm). The typical lifespan of the Griffon Vulture is between 35-42 years.

Scaled collection of drawings of Griffon Vulture in various standing poses with dimensions
Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)
Height:
25.8”-33.1” | 65.5-84 cm
Width:
90.6”-110.2” | 230-280 cm (Wingspan)
Length:
37.4”-48” | 95-122 cm
Depth:
Weight:
13.2-33.1 lb | 6-15 kg
Area:

Body Width: 12.2”-15.4” | 31-39 cm

Scientific Name
Gyps fulvus
Lifespan
35-42 years

Drawings include:

Griffon Vulture side view, front, flying (assorted)

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Guinea Pig | Cavy

Originating from the Andes of South America, the American Guinea Pig is considered the oldest, most popular Guinea Pig (or Cavy) breed. Today, the American Guinea Pig is commonly kept as a pet although it was originally raised as livestock in its native country. Its scientific name is Cavia porcellus, with porcellus meaning “little pig” in Latin.

Considered one of the larger-sized rodents weighing up to three pounds (48 ounces), the American Guinea Pig is physically characterized by its stout body, short, flat coat appearing in a variety of colors, rounded nose, and the absence of a tail.

Guinea Pigs have a height of 3.3”-4.1” (8.5-10.5 cm), body length between 7.9”-9.8” (20-25 cm), and an overall weight in the range of 1.5-2.6 lb (.7-1.2 kg). Guinea Pigs have a typical lifespan of 2-4 years in the wild and 5-7 years when raised in captivity.

Series of measured elevation illustrations of the Guinea Pig or Cavy
Originating from the Andes of South America, the American Guinea Pig (Cavia porcellus) is considered the oldest, most popular Guinea Pig (or Cavy) breed. Today, the American Guinea Pig is commonly kept as a pet although it was originally raised as livestock in its native country.

Guinea Pigs have a height of 3.3”-4.1” (8.5-10.5 cm), body length between 7.9”-9.8” (20-25 cm), and an overall weight in the range of 1.5-2.6 lb (.7-1.2 kg). Guinea Pigs have a typical lifespan of 2-4 years in the wild and 5-7 years when raised in captivity.

Series of measured elevation illustrations of the Guinea Pig or Cavy
Guinea Pig | Cavy
Height:
3.3”-4.1” | 8.5-10.5 cm
Width:
Length:
7.9”-9.8” | 20-25 cm
Depth:
Weight:
1.5-2.6 lb | .7-1.2 kg
Area:
Tail Length
Scientific Name
Cavia porcellus
Lifespan
2-4 years (wild); 5-7 years (captivity)

Drawings include:

Guinea Pig (Cavy) side elevation (standing), front (standing)

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Beira (Dorcatragus megalotis)
Scale illustration of an average Beira compared to a human

The arid regions of the Horn of Africa is where the Beira (Dorcatragus megalotis) inhabits. We may also find it on slopes and stony hills. That means it rarely needs water. The Beira is diurnal and very alert and wary. Besides, it is a social animal, living in family groupings dominated by a single male. The Beira can be a browser or grazer, and is identified by the reddish gray coarse coat on the ventral side and white underparts. The tail is busy, and the head is long and slender. Its eyes are black and its ears are disproportionate. Only males have horns.

Beiras have a standing shoulder height between 19.7”-23.6” (50-60 cm), overall body length from 31.5”-39.4” (80-100 cm), standing height of roughly 27.6”-35.4” (70-90 cm), and a body width of 7.1”-9.1” (18-23 cm). The weight of a Beira is between 20-31 lb (9-14 kg). Beiras have a typical lifespan of 10-14 years.

Collection of scaled drawings of Beira in various poses
The arid regions of the Horn of Africa is where the Beira (Dorcatragus megalotis) inhabits. We may also find it on slopes and stony hills. That means it rarely needs water. The Beira is diurnal and very alert and wary. Besides, it is a social animal, living in family groupings dominated by a male.

Beiras have a standing shoulder height between 19.7”-23.6” (50-60 cm), overall body length from 31.5”-39.4” (80-100 cm), standing height of roughly 27.6”-35.4” (70-90 cm), and a body width of 7.1”-9.1” (18-23 cm). The weight of a Beira is between 20-31 lb (9-14 kg). Beiras have a typical lifespan of 10-14 years.

Collection of scaled drawings of Beira in various poses
Beira (Dorcatragus megalotis)
Height:
27.6”-35.4” | 70-90 cm
Width:
7.1”-9.1” | 18-23 cm
Length:
31.5”-39.4” | 80-100 cm
Depth:
Shoulder Height
19.7”-23.6” | 50-60 cm
Weight:
20-31 lb | 9-14 kg
Area:
Scientific Name
Dorcatragus megalotis
Lifespan
10-14 years

Drawings include:

Beira side elevation, front, back, lying down

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