The rock that was used to build this dam contains essential minerals that have been dissolved in water
Mineral rich and the calcium that these animals need to stay strong
And there's scalar dam to get them
Without these salts and minerals their bones won't grow their nervous systems and muscles can't function
Movement and coordination can falter here by sensible
There's a strong bond between mother and kid and the kid will follow her wherever she goes
The IBEX eventually make it to the prize
Salt from the earth dissolved in water continues on its journey into their bodies
Where it used in the nerves and muscles that control dexterous pincer-like hooves
Vital ingredients carried around by a simple molecule with remarkable properties
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The spectacular sight of mountain goats defying gravity on a vertical dam wall in Italy, and all because they are have a craving for some of Earth's elements essential to life.
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