Humans can erect walls hundreds of feet high, but they can't keep the Alpine ibex from climbing over. Check out these insane pictures of the mountain-dwelling creatures scaling the Cingino Dam, licking salty minerals off the rock faces.

These were taken in the mountainous Piedmont region of Italy, where local fauna treat massive industrial projects as just another natural part of the landscape.

via Snopes

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS

Mountain goats scramble up a near-vertical wall in ItalyS