Native to the mountains of Europe, the Chamois is an animal invasive to New Zealand. This is a class 3 animal and will be on Te Awaroa National Park map and will have a large variation of fur types based on footage of demos and the official trailer.
Various species of chamois occur naturally from the Pyrenees, through the mountains of southern and central Europe, to Turkey and the Caucasus. Introduced into New Zealand, they were a gift from the Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria. Primarily diurnal in activity, they often rest around midday and may actively forage during moonlit nights. Their summer coats varies from grey-brown to tan and honey tones. They are much darker in winter, becoming almost black. The chamois is a challenging hunt, possessing extremely keen senses.
|Behaviour||Easily spooked and evasive|
|Habitat||Alpine terrain, meadows|
|Senses||Excellent vision, hearing and smell|
|Social||Lives in large groups, males tend to be solitary|
|Active||Morning and evening|
|Weapon Class 3|
Need Zone Times
|00:00 - 05:00||Resting|
|04:30 - 08:30||Drinking|
|08:00 - 12:30||Feeding|
|12:00 - 15:30||Resting|
|15:30 - 19:00||Feeding|
|18:30 - 21:30||Feeding|
|21:00 - 00:00||Feeding|
Weight Ranges (When spotted) (There can & will be multiples weight ranges)
- Level 2 Female (Minor) : 35.00 - 42.50 kg, 42.50 - 50.00 kg
- Level 2 Male (Minor) : 42.50 - 50.00 kg
- Level 3 Female (Very Easy) : 42.50 - 50.00 kg
- Level 3 Male (Very Easy) : 50.00 - 57.50 kg
- Level 4 Male (Easy) : 50.00 - 57.50 kg, 57.50 - 65.00 kg
- Level 5 Male (Medium) : 57.50 - 65.00 kg
The fur variants Brown, Dark Brown, Grey Brown and Honeytones are relatively common. Only the Albino fur variant is rare. Leucistic and Melanistic are uncommon.