By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
Hunters headed for Spain
in search of a specific trophy ibex need to be aware that the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC
) has significantly changed its standards for Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards.
Until 2012, the CIC recognized only two subspecies of Spanish ibex and had only one set of scores: Gredos ibex (Capra Pyrenaica Victoriae) and Tortosa Beceite ibex (Capra Pyrenaica Hispanica). The rankings were Bronze: 205-214.99; Silver: 215-224.9; and Gold: 225-plus.....