Muskox
Ovibos moschatus

f10 @ 1/1600s, ISO:800, Nikon D300S w 300mm


"Muskox," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 Arctic Canada and Greenland,with small introduced populations in Sweden, Siberia and Norway.
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada
 
06/30/2011