Tag: muskox

  • Musk ox

    Musk ox

    Musk ox is assuredly a weird animal. They look a bit like a bison, but they are much smaller. As a matter of fact, they are more a goat with a long coat than a cow (the hair is a good protection against cold weather). It’s not easy to approach them (we saw a few…

  • Muskox – Close up

    Muskox – Close up

    Muskox is definitely hard to approach. Probably because it’s hunted in Canada by Inuits. Our fist encounter was with a corpse dried by time since it had died. Here, I learned several things that may not appear immediately obvious from photographs, that only immediate proximity can put in a brighter light: Morphologically speaking, muskox is…