Get Down From There!: Video Of Alpine Ibex Goats Climbing And Licking Salt From A Near-Vertical Stone Dam

September 24, 2018

This is a video captured by nature photographer Andrea Battisti of a group of Alpine Ibex climbing a near-vertical stone dam in Antrona Valley Natural Park, Italy to lick the salt deposits from the stones. That is pretty ballsy. Obviously, if I were an Alpine Ibex, I would be the one suffering from whatever debilitating disease you get from not having enough salt in your diet.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to Caroline, who agrees the local townspeople should all chip in and buy these guys a salt-block.

  • Douchy McDouche

    It's like when you're in a grocery store and you just GOTTA get the item that's a little bit deeper on the shelf because it's better or something.

  • Rob C.

    Dam that's some gutsy Goats.

    They need on 10-step program for salt addiction!!

  • adsffda

    the fuck is this shit with the smilies? and I thought the gw comment section couldn't get any worse than when you switched to disqus

  • TheQiwiMan

    Wall is me.

    Goat is Eric Ord.

    Licking salt is when he crawls up my chest to lick milk from my sensitive nipples.

  • Eric Ord

    D:

  • @reallyrealDonald

    You posted this 8 years ago dude: https://geekologie.com/2010...

  • WhiteEagle2

    But since then, video cameras have been invented and there is now a video.

  • Javier Arreola

    FAKE! the shadows are all wrong

  • adsffda

    I wish the old comments hadn't been deleted

    I miss diasy. the new people all suck

  • Fartbutt
  • Eric Ord

    Not all of them

  • adsffda

    that was like 5 GWs ago

  • Wooder

    Are you trying to piss off the GW god! Go ahead and open pandora's box...

  • James Mcelroy

    What are they thinking, dam goats.

  • FearlessFarris

    You crazy, mother nature.

  • Eric Ord

    FIRST

    PS Vid reminds me of me vs the roadblocks Meh puts in my life

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