Author(s): Steuart Laing
Chamois are New Zealand's most popular mountain game. Living from Marlborough to Southland, they are widely available for hunters in the South Island. Adaptable mobile and challenging they represent the epitome of mountain game. Steuart Laing traces the origin of the New Zealand Chamois, their arrival in New Zealand, dispersal and life history. He also offers advice on hunting these magnificent animals, trophy care and equipment. As well, he looks at the economic benefit to New Zealand these animals represent.