Iberian ibex: the rock stars of Granada
In Spain's Granada province Iberian ibex are skilled climbers capable of jumping over canyons, sheltering on tiny ledges and walking on sharp ridges. Photographer Ugo Mellone spent time documenting (and trying to keep up with) these wild goats.
About the photographer
Ugo Mellone, originally born in Italy in 1983, has lived in Spain since 2008. After getting a PhD studying raptor migration, he now works full-time on photographic projects.
His photos have been published in several magazines, including BBC Wildlife, Terre Sauvage, New Scientist, and he has been category winner in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year (2015).
You can view more photos on his website.
This gallery features some of the images which originally appeared in BBC Wildlife's May 2017 issue.
To view the images as a slideshow, click on the arrows in the top right hand corner of the photos below.