Close up of Musk ox Mama and baby by Doug Lindstrand - I love Musk Ox. They are amazing animals.

Musk Ox

Musk Ox (牛 - niú) - springtime is near (one of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac)

Both sexes of muskox have long, curved horns. Muskoxen stand 4 to 5 ft. high at the shoulder, with females measuring 4.4 to 6.6 ft. in length, and the larger males 6.6 to 8.2 ft. The small tail, often concealed under a layer of fur, measures only 3.9 inches long. Adults, on average, weigh 630 lbs. and range from 400 to 900 lbs. Their life expectancy is 12–20 years.

Both sexes of muskox have long, curved horns. Muskoxen stand 4 to 5 ft.

Musk Ox, Portrait of Adult Female on Tundra, Norway Impressão fotográfica por Mark Hamblin na AllPosters.com.br

Musk Ox, Portrait of Adult Female on Tundra, Norway

Both sexes of muskox have long, curved horns. Muskoxen stand 4 to 5 ft.

The most expensive yarn in the world comes from this animal.  Musk Ox.

The most expensive yarn in the world comes from this animal.

little musk Ox

Baby Musk Oxen Are Surprisingly Adorable

Baby musk ox--I was surprised when I finally saw a musk ox at how small they were, about goat sized. This baby must be teeny-tiny!

Musk ox calf and mother 1

An Adult Musk Ox And Calf Standing At The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Near Portage Southcentral Alaska During Spring Poster Print x

musk ox calf with Mother at the Calgary Zoo

With shaggy fur and chunky legs, a baby Musk Ox is taking center stage at the Calgary Zoo. The calf was born on April 23 to mom Shyia and dad Tlayopi. Though Musk Ox calves are big babies, they have.

1X - Portrait of Musk ox fighting a winter snow blizard by Yves Adams

- Portrait of Musk ox fighting a winter snow blizard by Yves Adams

Credit: Roy Mangersnes/Rex Features After 30 minutes in a blizzard this female musk ox was completely snowed in, with her calf and a youngst...

The week in wildlife – in pictures

After 30 minutes in a blizzard this female musk ox was completely snowed in, with her calf and a youngster finding shelter behind her in and galeforce winds at Dovrefjell national park, Norway.

Credit: Roy Mangersnes/Rex Features After 30 minutes in a blizzard this female musk ox was completely snowed in, with her calf and a youngst...

The week in wildlife – in pictures

After 30 minutes in a blizzard this female musk ox was completely snowed in, with her calf and a youngster finding shelter behind her in and galeforce winds at Dovrefjell national park, Norway.

Musk ox hair, bubinga ferrule and a hard maple handle. This brush actually comes to a fine point when dipped in slip.

Musk ox hair, bubinga ferrule and a hard maple handle. This brush actually comes to a fine point when dipped in slip.

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