Muskox

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Muskox
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change adversely affecting Arctic wildlife

There is increasing evidence that climate change, which is warming the polar region, is having negative affect upon a variety of wildlife.While there have long been concerns about that some populations of polar bears are shrinking, studies now show that ... [Published Radio Canada International - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Strange animal behaviour: Muskox repeatedly charged dog despite warning shots in Wales, Alaska - other similar incidents reported

© Helena OxereokHelena Oxereok said her mother collected tufts of the musk ox's underfur -- the highly-prized qiviut -- and her father has plans for the bull’s horns.The meat was shared out.Another close encounter with a musk ox -- this time in the Northwest ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Muskox sighted

THE CANADIAN PRESSFor the first time since the 19th century, a muskox has been spotted in Manitoba.A large bull was spied last Thursday by five hunters who were looking for caribou near the boundary with Nunavut.Jo-Jo Thorassie, one of the hunters, said ... [Published Fort Frances Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

First muskox in a century spotted in Manitoba

@*@ SingleMuskox like this one live in northern Canada, but have not been seen in the province of Manitoba in over a hundred years.Photo Credit: Dan Wettlaufer By Lynn Desjardins | english@rcinet.caThursday 18 September, 2014 ,No Comments ↓For the first ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Canada, Muskox, Bill Watkins
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Farm volunteer head-butted by musk ox wins $10K settlement

Four years after an ornery musk ox head-butted a 20- year-old Mormon missionary at a tourist attraction outside Palmer, the young victim has been awarded a $10,000 settlement. Michael Simkins was originally hoping for $200,000 from the Musk Ox Farm to ... [Published Advisen FPN - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Farm volunteer head-butted by musk ox wins $10K settlement

By Zaz Hollander, Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesSept. 13 -- PALMER -- Four years after an ornery musk ox head-butted a 20-year-old Mormon missionary at a tourist attraction outside Palmer , the young victim has ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 13 2014]

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"My dad's going to cut off the horns and use them as ulu handles," she said, "because he's been wanting to go look for musk ox horns for that purpose."
...State statute "provides that participants in livestock activities assume the risk of injury or death caused by the livestock" unless gross negligence or reckless or intentional misconduct were involved, according to the settlement brief

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Climate change adversely affecting Arctic wildlife [Published Radio Canada International - Oct 03 2014]
Strange animal behaviour: Muskox repeatedly cha... [Published Sott.net - Sep 21 2014]
Muskox sighted [Published Fort Frances Times - Sep 18 2014]
First muskox in a century spotted in Manitoba [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 18 2014]
Farm volunteer head-butted by musk ox wins $10K... [Published Advisen FPN - Sep 15 2014]
Farm volunteer head-butted by musk ox wins $10K... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 13 2014]
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