Musk ox, ovibos moschatus, Alaska Zoo, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
Musk ox in the Alaska Zoo, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. A musk ox (ovibos moschatus), is not an ox, and has no musk glands. Instead, it is a relative of sheep and goats. 3000 musk ox live in Alaska and 100,000 more live worldwide in the far north. Due to their habit of huddling together in a circle (with calves in the center) when threatened, they nearly went extinct after the invention of guns.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download