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Musk Ox

Ovibos moschatus musk ox

 

 

Average Size: 1.2-1.5 m (4-5ft) and weighs 227-363kg (500-800lbs)

Average Lifespan: 12- 20 years

Range/ Distribution Map

Habitat description: Tundra in Northern Canada and Greenland.

Behavior/Diet: Herbivore. Eats grass, moss, leaves, roots, and lichens. They are sociable living in herds to protect their young.

Conservation Status: non- threated.

Fun Fact:

When the young are endanger the adults surround the young, horns out, to protect them, like circling the wagons.