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musk ox

a longhaired, shortnecked, thickset ruminant that survives well in the Arctic wastes. It averages 6 ft high and 800 lb when fullgrown, looks like a cross between a ram and an ox, has lowset droopy horns and a smell of musk—hence the name Ovibos moschatus.
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The fossil record from Terapa is well within the modern distribution and is not distant from other Late Pleistocene fossils of the species at Cueva de Jimenez in Chihuahua (as Tadarida; Arroyo-Cabrales, 1992), Carlsbad Caverns, Muskox, Dry, and U-Bar caves in New Mexico (Harris, 1987, 1993) and Papago Springs Cave in Arizona (Skinner, 1942; Czaplewski et al.
Muskox Land is an ambitious, detailed history of a fascinating part of the High Arctic.
The Refuge contains hundreds of species of mosses, grasses, wildflowers and shrubs, and it provides prime habitat for caribou, moose, wolf, lynx, fox, wolverine, muskox, three species of bear and many other animals.
In the warm fall California sun we gathered together like inverted muskox in the "snapping in" circles at Edison Range on Camp Pendleton, practicing firing positions while locked into biting slings and cramping Thighmaster positions.
Pleistocene-age skeletal remains from Muskox Cave, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico, are referred to O.
An alfalfa-fed pronghorn and a spike bull elk are at the top of my list, followed by muskox, whitetails, zebra, eland, and Sitka blacktails.
I have hunted with a bow since 1958 and have taken deer, bear, caribou, moose and muskox.
The panel narrowed the names down to five contenders for the VBCI: Polar Bear, Wolverine, Scorpion, Grenadier and Muskox.
The show takes viewers on a moose hunt to the Alaska-Yukon region; polar bear hunting by dogsled with the Inuit people of the Arctic; Cape buffalo and crocodile hunting in Tanzania; gazelle and white bearded wildebeast hunting in Maasailand; and Muskox hunting in the Arctic with a muzzleloader.
In addition to the Salmon 'n' Bannock burger ($16) for which it is named, the restaurant serves up mouth-watering selections that include a bison cheese burger on bannock ($16), a wild boar hot dog on rosemary "bannockette" ($14), red seafood chowder n' bannock ($14) and various servings of cured Arctic muskox, deer stew, bacon-crusted halibut, and sides of Ojibway wild rice, sweet potato wedges, clam fritters and Indian candy, to name only a few.
Extinct muskox and other additions to the late Pleistocene Riddell Local Fauna, Saskatoon, Canada.