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Italian wildlife photographer and conservationist Bruno D'Amicis has spent ten years photographing the endangered Apennine chamois, Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata, in their rugged mountain habitat near his home in the Abruzzo region. Bruno has hiked hundreds of kilometres and spent countless hours in all seasons across the Central Apennines mountain range documenting every aspect of the life of this endemic chamois. His images have now been published in a book Ornata, the world's most beautiful chamois.

Once on the verge of extinction with their population reduced to a few dozen individuals, the Apennine chamois now faces a brighter future, thanks to better protection status and a reintroduction programme. In a vertical world, where avalanches, cold, storms, eagles and wolve
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male and female portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male and female portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male approaching female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male approaching female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male approaching female during the rut season. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male approaching female during the rut season. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female close up of head and horns. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female close up of head and horns. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy
Apennines / Abruzzo chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female running. Endangered, endemic. Abruzzo national Park, Italy - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennines / Abruzzo chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female running. Endangered, endemic. Abruzzo national Park, Italy
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female nursing her kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female nursing her kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kids on a mountain meadow resting next to each other to keep warm. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kids on a mountain meadow resting next to each other to keep warm. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Alerted Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female, kid and yearling (from left to right) looking from behind rock. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Alerted Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female, kid and yearling (from left to right) looking from behind rock. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kids. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kids. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, July.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, January. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, January.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male slipping in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male slipping in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait grunting during the rut. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait grunting during the rut. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) tracks in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) tracks in snow. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) silhouetted against the waters of Adriatic Sea at sunrise. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Majella National Park. Abruzzo, Italy, July. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) silhouetted against the waters of Adriatic Sea at sunrise. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Majella National Park. Abruzzo, Italy, July.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult males silhouetted against pink dawn sky. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, September. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult males silhouetted against pink dawn sky. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, September.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male at sunset. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male at sunset. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) herd resting on altitude plateau of Majella Massif, in moonlight with distant urban lights in the background. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Majella N... - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) herd resting on altitude plateau of Majella Massif, in moonlight with distant urban lights in the background. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Majella N...
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male portrait. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male grunting during the rut. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male grunting during the rut. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) kid. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in early spring. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male in early spring. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females and newborn kids in mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females and newborn kids in mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females with kid in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females with kid in snowy mountain habitat. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females with kids. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females with kids. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennines / Abruzzo chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) few days old kids in summer. Endangered, endemic. Abruzzo national Park, Italy - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennines / Abruzzo chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) few days old kids in summer. Endangered, endemic. Abruzzo national Park, Italy
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females and kids crossing a snowy field. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) females and kids crossing a snowy field. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with newborn kid in mountain habitat with Dwarf pine (Pinus mugo) shrubland. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) female with newborn kid in mountain habitat with Dwarf pine (Pinus mugo) shrubland. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, June.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult male. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult silhouetted against full moon. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult silhouetted against full moon. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.
Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata) adult female. Endemic to the Apennine mountains. Abruzzo, Italy, November.