However, this isn't very likely to happen as the current wallpaper for the BEAT release doesn't.
...there's a brand new wallpaper and like it or not, this will be the default one for the final release of Ubuntu 8.10.
Personally I will really miss the ibex. Especially since there's some great ibex artwork on the Art-maillist. Rico Sta. Cruz have made his ibex artwork available for anyone who wants to do their own remix. Here are a few of the remix's I like - take a look below: