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17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Muskox Out In The Cold

In Jameson Land, north-west of Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland is prime hunting territory for muskoxen. As the largest member of the goat and sheep family, the muskox is a living relic from a prehistoric age when they walked the earth with woolly mammoths and sabre tooth cats. During the year, dominant males engage in elaborate head-butting contests to determine possession of a herd.

TAGS: Animal, Greenland, Ice, Movement, Nature

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© Danie Ferreira.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 3, 2019, 1:27 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D850
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2500
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland