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The Tatra chamois live in all parts of the Tatras: West Tatras (Slovakia and Poland) and Eastern Tatras, which consist of the High Tatras (Slovakia and Poland) and the Belianske Tatras (Slovakia), all protected by national parks in both countries.

The population has undergone several troughs and peaks in known history, with the most noticeable troughs occurring during both world wars. The largest population in the 20th century was recorded in the year 1964, when as much as 940 individuals were counted in the Slovak region of the Tatras. Subsequently the population declined steadily to the lowest recorded numbers in history at the end of the century. During the years 1999-2000 numbers dropped below 200 individuals, which is considered a critical population size for the long-term survival of the subspecies.

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  • Copyright: Janusz Wala (Ilonka1974) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 25] (252)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2016-07-08
  • Categories: Nature
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  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2018-01-04 0:47
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