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  • A large heavily built goat-antelope with a thick shaggy coat and a horny protuberance on the head, native to the tundra of North America and Greenland. The male emits a musky odour during the breeding season.
    • Ovibos moschatus, family Bovidae
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    • There are also some familiar faces, such as the musk ox, cougar and bison, that have survived the test of time.
    • In North America, bison, pronghorn, and musk ox have increased this past century.
    • We had seen whales, narwhals, polar bear, seals, walrus, musk ox, and countless other natural wonders.

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