Muskoxen live in mixed-sex and age herds or small male bachelor herds. When threatened, muskoxen circle and arrange themselves with their young in the middle and the adults' sharp horns facing outward.
Taxonomic name: Ovibos moschatus
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Wild Range: Grasslands in Alaska, Northern Canada and Greenland
Diet: Sedges, grasses and shrubs
Longevity: 12-20 years
Size: 1.5 meters
Weight: 300 kg
Visit the muskoxen at the Zoo in Journey to Churchill!