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Director: Claude Andrieux
Producer: Nomade Productions
Duration: 52
Copyright: 2018

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The Alpine ibex is the nimble-footed master of the mountains. But in the recent past these wild goats were almost hunted to extinction.

Their magnificent horns were believed to have magic powers, or at the very least aphrodisiac qualities, and were seen as prized trophies. The Ibex was saved from extinction in 1856 by Italian king, Victor-Emmanuel II, who created the Grand Paradis royal reserve for his personal hunting needs. Since 1922, the animal has been completely protected and ibex have gradually returned to the whole Alpine region. By following the animals throughout four seasons, we will discover this fragile and little-known species whose future is still not completely secure.