Curtin, Charles B. Department of Biology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.
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An even-toed, bovid ungulate, Ovibos moschatus. The musk-ox (Ovibos moschatus) is a member of the family Bovidae in the mammalian order Artiodactyla. The single species of musk-ox (see illustration) is the northernmost representative of the family, ranging through the tundra areas and snowfields of Canada and Alaska, as well as Greenland. See also: Artiodactyla; Mammalia; Tundra
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