musk ox

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large shaggy-coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland

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Researchers have recently reported an alarming decline in musk ox population, a species currently classified as "least concern." They have also discovered that musk ox calves are getting smaller, as their habitats change due to global warming.
In 2012, the co-op opened its membership to include all natural fiber producers, including, but not limited to, llama, sheep, angora, mohair, cashmere, yak, buffalo and qiviut (or musk ox wool) producers.
We admit there's nothing "green" about Greenland, still we were able to embrace the sub zero temperatures and some of their national arctic animals; reindeers and musk ox; the polar bears were to afraid of the runners ;) Our five day journey, began on Air Greenland taking us 7hrs behind Dubai and landing us into a town as small as 500 people, one supermarket, one post office, one hotel, one bar/restaurant, and souvenir shops that largely sold seal skin merchandise.
Face to face with those musk ox, I settled into the ineffable.
In his "American Hero" series, developed between 2011 and 2012, he manipulated the fur of various taxidermied animals, including a mountain goat, musk ox, and buffalo, with the help of friends and braiders found on Craigslist.
On the cold, dry tundra, there were plenty of mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, steppe bison, horse and musk ox.
Species pictured include brown bears, walruses, moose, orca whale, black bear, red caribou, seal, dal sheep, red fox, musk ox, mew gulls, and sea otters.
"In a lot of finds of their remains there was evidence of them breaking their teeth which would impact on their ability to hunt animals like musk ox and mammoths."
An adventure of a lifetime through the Northwest Passage Pods of orca, beluga and the occasional bowhead whale, rafts of ringed, harp and bearded seals, herds of walrus, plus Arctic foxes and hares, musk ox and polar bears all inhabit this Canadian High Arctic region.
Many of the songs act like modern fables, maybe dressed as tales about animals like the Musk Ox.
The 8 5/8-inch skinner features a stabilized presentation-grade Musk Ox handle, D2 blade steel, mirror-polished, double-taper, flat-grind, belt edge, with razor buff, wet-formed, full-grain leather sheath and a presentation case.
Christianshavn is worth a visit on foot, not least for a coffee at Sofieklderen, a cafe bar virtually in the water, or a meal at the two Michelin-starred Noma where guests can try musk ox from Greenland or seaweed from Iceland.
The new edition continues that trend with more than 5,000 new entries, including new world records for grizzly bear, non-typical American elk, tule elk, mountain caribou and musk ox (entered between 2004 and 2009).
The only North American animals with sizeable humps are the bison, mountain goat and musk ox, not exactly the most commonly hunted game.
Nothing except musk ox wool is warmer, lighter, and softer.