Musk-oxen Huddle Together in Chilly Winds | Wildlife Photo Postcard

Musk-oxen Huddle Together in Chilly Winds | Wildlife Photo Postcard
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Musk-oxen Huddle Together in Chilly Winds

A herd of Musk-ox, Ovibos moschatus, huddle together in a protective formation, in chilly winds.
A beautiful National Geographic photo, featured here on a photo postcard, taken by Norbert Rosing.

Distinct Behavior of the Musk Ox

Musk-oxen have this distinctive defensive behavior - when the herd is threatened, the bulls and cows stand shoulder-to-shoulder in a circle, with their young in the middle, and their sharp horns facing outward towards their foes.

Recommended Articles on Musk Ox

Animal Diversity Web's article on Musk-ox
Wikipedia's exhaustive article on Muskox

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