Neal Adams, 1968
This is a Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus), a small species of antelope. They primarily live in mountainous areas, and it’s hooves are designed like that to allow it to stand on even the tiniest outcrop of rock.
its on its widdle tippy toes
the underside of their hooves is also quite rubbery and allows for better grip— it’s reported they can land safely on rock as wide as a dime.
also they mate for life and always stay by their mate. one will keep watch while another eats and are generally the cutest little things
Uncredited cover art, 1964