Muskox

Muskox
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Species
  Muskox

 
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Jan 4 12:40:54 2015
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Sorter Stats: Hits 34   At Bats 90   Average 0.378 Habitats: polar_regions

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Muskox Facts & Trivia for kids

  • At the neck, chest, and rear, a muskox's hair can be up to 3 feet long.
  • Muskox live in the Arctic.
  • Muskox stay in herds with other muskox and don't like to share their territory with any other animals.
  • Muskox got their name from the strong odor given off by males. This musky odor is used to attract females during mating season.
  • The muskox, or its relative, is thought to have migrated to North America between 200,000 and 90,000 years ago; the same time the woolly mammoth lived.
  • Muskoxen are more closely related to sheep and goats than to oxen.
  • Both male and female muskoxen have long curved horns.

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