HABITAT Arctic tundra
DIET Grasses, Arctic willow, woody plants, lichen, moss
THREATS Climate change
INTERESTING FACTS Well-adapted to the… frigid climate in their
Arctic habitat, musk oxen have outer hairs, or guard hairs, that
cover a shorter undercoat for insulation in winter that falls out
when temperatures rise. When threatened by predators like
wolves and bears, musk oxen stand together in a protective circle,
with calves inside and adults’ horns facing outward. Show More
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