Ovibos moschatus

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Noun1.Ovibos moschatus - large shaggy-coated bovid mammal of Canada and GreenlandOvibos moschatus - large shaggy-coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland; intermediate in size and anatomy between an ox and a sheep
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
genus Ovibos, Ovibos - consisting of the musk-ox
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Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae--a primary cause of severe pneumonia epizootics in the Norwegian muskox (Ovibos moschatus) population.
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The Latin name, Ovibos moschatus, means "musky sheep-ox" and is totally appropriate.
Concentrations in the current study did not change between winter and summer months, and individual peak concentrations were similar to those in muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus; Adamczewski et al.
As one of few large-bodied herbivores, the muskox Ovibos moschatus) is a central species in the tundra ecosystem.
We did not find published accounts of Mule Deer selection or avoidance of Curly Sedge; however, due to its tendency to grow in dry areas with a low moisture gradient, it has been noted as avoided by Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in winter (Schaefer and Messier 1994, 1995).
Rumen ciliate fauna of Alaskan moose (Alces americana), musk-ox (Ovibos moschatus) and Dall mountain sheep (Ovis dalli).
A cluster of large "erratic" boulders that you thought were left by a glacier would turn into a small herd of muskox (Ovibos moschatus).
For example, among vertebrates, muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus, Blainville, 1816) form a circle enclosing the young calves when attacked by wolves, their principal natural predators [3, 4].
(2.) The species considered big game are Alces alces, Anser albifrons, Anser fabalis, Antilocapra americana, Bos bison, Branta canadensis, Branta hutchinsii, Canis lupus, Canis rufus, Cervus canadensis, Chen caerulescens, Chen canagica, Chen rossii, Lynx canadensis, Lynx rufus, Meleagris gallopavo, Odocoileus hemionus, Odocoileus virginianus, Oreamnos americanus, Ovibos moschatus, Ovis canadensis, Puma concolor, Rangifer tarandus, Ursus americanus, and Ursus arctos.