Shoulder height as much as 64 inches (163 cm). Tian Shan Wapiti is the largest of the Asian wapitis and grows the finest antlers. It is similar to American Wapiti, although somewhat darker in color and with a longer skull. Overall color is dark brownish-gray, with the head, neck, underparts and legs dark brown with a tinge of red. There is a wide, light-colored ring around the eyes and a narrow white border on the upper lip around the nose. The antlers are massive and similar in form to those of North American wapitis. The best antlers of record had a 60-inch beam length (152.5 cm), 8-1/2-inch (21.6 cm) beam circumference, 45-1/2 inch (115.6 cm) inside spread, and carried 19 total points (1909). Regular trophies are up to 10 kilos, but in this area a Maral up to 13-14 kilos can be guaranteed.
Shoulder height 37-42 inches (95-107 cm). Weight 175-220 pounds (80-100 kg), sometimes more. A large ibex, thick-legged and stoutly built, with a long, pointed chin beard and heavy, scimitar-shaped horns. The summer coat is short, becoming long, coarse and brittle in winter with a dorsal crest and thick undercoat. Color is variable, but generally in summer it is some shade of yellowish or grayish-brown with a darker dorsal stripe, dark underparts and legs, and without a lighter saddle patch. Winter coat is yellowish-white and usually there is a large, light saddle patch. The dorsal stripe, tail and beard are blackish-brown. The maleâ€™s horns are large and impressive, curving around to form three-fourths of a circle and tapering to relatively slender points. Horns are relatively flat on the front surface and have well-defined cross ridges. Older males are often solitary or in small groups of 3-4, frequently in more inaccessible terrain. Eyesight and sense of smell are excellent. Ibex hunt in Kazakhstan is one of the most popular mountain hunts. The trophies measuring 120 cm (47â€™â€™) and bigger can be guaranteed.