"if he has indeed taken refuge in the Alps, he may be hunted like the chamois, and destroyed as a beast of prey"
Chamois, Piz Beverin GR, Switzerland
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeChamois, Piz Beverin GR, Switzerland - Credit: Paul Hermans

 

   The chamois is a species of goat-antelope native to the mountains of several European nations, including the Swiss Alps.  They are still popular game for hunters in countries where they are not protected, such as New Zealand.