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The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) ; . °These animals have inhabited the Arctic for many thousands of years, and their long shaggy hair is well adapted to the frigid climate. The outer hairs, called guard hairs, cover a second, shorter undercoat that provides additional insulation in winter. This undercoat falls out when temperatures climb at winter's end.
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus). - Arctic mammal; primarily found in Canadian Arctic & Greenland; introduced into Sweden, Siberia, Norway & Canada; Order Artiodactyla; Family Bovidaae; Subfamily Caprinae; Genus Ovibos; Species O. moschatus
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) is an arctic animal.. Its hair is used by Inupiaq to weave very warm clothing.
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) is a large, shaggy larctic animal in the same family as sheep and goats. Its hair is used by Inupiaq to weave warm clothing.
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus). The hard mantle on his head is a bone, extending to the horns. It is then covered with layers of protein and keratin, through the years, to create a hard defensive horn and butting cushion, so his brain doesn't get damaged.
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus). ° The fine undercoat of the muskox is called qiviut (kiv-ee-ute) in the Eskimo language, which is translated as “down” or “underwool”. Qiviut is naturally a soft grayish-brown color, and is one of the warmest and most luxurious fibers in the world.
The Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) by Peter Krejzl--Iwas surprised by how small musk oxen are. They are stocky but about goat-sized in height.
The muskox (Ovibos moschatus, also spelled musk ox and musk-ox) is an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name derives. This musky odor is used to attract females during mating season. Muskoxen primarily live in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland, with small introduced populations in Sweden, Siberia, Norway, and Alaska. Photo by Peter Krejzl
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The Musk Ox | Ovbios Moschatus, biologically the animals more closely related to goats than to oxen. The muskox is an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name derives. This musky odor is used to attract females during mating season
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Musk Ox.. They have strange horn helmets and need a hair cut.
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Snow covered musk-ox stands on the snowy tundra of Alaska's arctic north slope. by Patrick J Endres
Muskox with snow covered quviut stands on the snowy tundra of Alaska's arctic north slope.
Muskox with snow covered quviut stands on the snowy tundra of Alaska
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A young muskox calf and adult on the turndra of Alaska's arctic north slope.
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The males have glands on the face that emit a “musky” odor. That’s where they get their names and that's how the males attract the females. Otherwise they might be called “long-hair bovine” or maybe “hippie snow ox.” They generally live in herds with around 100 other animals and eat mostly grass.
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Musk Ox - large musk bovine
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The cold weather puts a little pep in this baby musk ox's step...…
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Musk Ox playing in the snow
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The muskox (Ovibos moschatus, musk ox) is an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted by males, from which its name derives. This musky odor is used to attract females during mating season. Muskoxen primarily live in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland,with small introduced populations in Sweden, Siberia, Norway, and Alaska. herd
Herd of Musk Oxen
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Musk oxen, Alaska (Photo: Tin Man Lee) They look like buffalo but are more closely related to goats. oats.
Tin Man Lee (via 500px / Photo “Muskox” by Tin Man) HH: I like the muskox. They are like an evolutionary hangover without the headache - they just rock.
Musk oxen stand-off, Alaska (Photo: Tin Man Lee)
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Musk Ox in Fall Tundra, Alaska.