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Musk ox

Ovibos moschatus

Description:

After camping on the tundra overnight, we rafted down the Cunningham River, and stopped along the way to look for muskox on the "Badlands". An old ocean floor, this area is favored by the muskoxen for its lush greenery. Taken at Arctic Watch, Somerset Island, Nunavut

Habitat:

High Arctic Tundra, on the "badlands" at Arctic Watch

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Arctic Watch
Spotted by a stud ent at Arctic Watch

Spotted on Aug 31, 2012
Submitted on Sep 10, 2012

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