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Table 1 Demographic data of the studied Iberian ibex populations

From: Hidden MHC genetic diversity in the Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica)

Subespecies Geographical location Ever extinct? Minimum population size (YEAR) Current population Size (YEAR) Number of founders (Year) Origin of founders Year of reintroduction/RETURN
C. p . hispanica Sierra de Segura (Albacete) YES 5 (1905) 800 NA Natural expansion Cazorla ?
  Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and las Villas Natural Park (Jaén) NEVER 5 (1905) 1800–2000 NA NA NA
  Serranía de Cuenca Natural Park, El Hosquillo YES 10 (1964) > 500 10 Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and las Villas Natural Park (Jaén) 1964
  Sierra del Mencal YES 5 (1905) 150–200 NA Natural expansion Cazorla ?
  Cabañeros National Park (Ciudad Real) YES 15–20 (< 1995) 90 15–20 Cazorla, Gredos <  1995
  Sierra de la Contraviesa (Granada) YES ? 1500 NA Natural expansion Sierra Nevada ?
  Alto Tajo Natural Park (Guadalajara) YES 5–6 (1990) 130 5–6 Gredos 1990
  Sierra de Huétor Natural Park (Granada) YES ? 1200 NA Natural expansion Sierra Nevada ?
  Sierra de Loja (Granada) NEVER 300 (1985) 1000 ? ? ?
  Sierra Nevada National Park (Granada and Almería) NEVER 450 (1960) 15,000 ? NA ?
  Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park (Granada and Málaga) NEVER 750 (1962) 3000 ? ? ?
  Sierras de Tortosa and Beceite National Hunting Reserve (Teruel, Castellón y Tarragona) NEVER 450 (1966) 20,000 ? ? ?
C. p victoriae Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Natural Park (Salamanca) YES ? (1974) 1750 34 Gredos 1974
  Sierra de Gredos- La Sierra Regional Game Reserva (Cáceres) NEVER ? ? 10,000–13,000 ? Natural expansión Gredos ?