Powerful fore-ends with dark distinctive shaggy fur are much broader than hind quarters. Bison have long relatively narrow bodies. Both males and females have horns although male’s are larger. Prefer grasslands and prairie but can also be found in wooded areas in some National Parks. Usually found in groups or herds. Nomadic by nature but […]
Big sheep typically brown in color with white hind quarters. Sometimes confused with Dall’s Sheep but found in different ranges. Male horns are up to four times longer than the short blunt horns on females. Slight color change occurs during an annual springtime molt.
Large wild sheep species of British Columbia, Yukon, NW Territory and Alaska. Very good on treacherous terrain. Typically smaller than Bighorn Sheep and found further north although their ranges converge in Western Canada. Typically white or pale gray in color. Males and females are not typically together outside of the rutting season.
Muskox are very unique ungulates found only in the most northern cold climates of North America. They appear quite large from their broad humped shoulders and long dreadlock-like wool hair. Both males and females have horns which are not shed. They require extremely cold climates with brief cool summers in order to survive.