The Wolf Intelligencer

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Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus)

Muskox status, recent variation, and uncertain future. Cuyler C, Rowell J, Adamczewski J, Anderson M, Blake J, Bretten T, Brodeur V, Campbell M, Checkley SL, Cluff HD, Côté SD. Ambio. 2019 Jun

Aerial Survey of Muskoxen (Ovibos Moschatus) and Peary Caribou (Rangifer Tarandus Pearyi) on Northwest Victoria Island, April-May 2015. Davison TM, Williams J. Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories; 2019

Exploring the diet of arctic wolves (Canis lupus arctos) at their northern range limit. Dalerum F, Freire S, Angerbjörn A, Lecomte N, Lindgren Å, Meijer T, Pečnerová P, Dalén L. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2017 Oct

Effects of grizzly bear predation on muskoxen in northeastern Alaska. Arthur SM, Del Vecchio PA. Ursus. 2017 Jul

Disease complexity in a declining Alaskan muskox (Ovibos moschatus) population. Afema JA, Beckmen KB, Arthur SM, Huntington KB, Mazet JA. Journal of wildlife diseases. 2017 Apr

Aerial Survey of Peary Caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) and Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) on Banks Island, July 2014. Davison TM, Williams J, Adamczewski J. Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories; 2017

Peary Caribou and Muskox Survey of the Melville-Prince Patrick Complex, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Summer 2012. Environment and Natural Resources, Davison TM, Williams J, Adamczewski J. Government of the Northwest Territories; 2016

Show me your rump hair and I will tell you what you ate–the dietary history of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) revealed by sequential stable isotope analysis of guard hairs. Mosbacher JB, Michelsen A, Stelvig M, Hendrichsen DK, Schmidt NM. Plos One. 2016 Apr

Distribution and abundance of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) and Peary caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi) on Prince of Wales, Somerset, and Russell islands, August 2016. Anderson MO, IGLOOLIK N. Nunavut Department of Environment Status Report 2016‐06. Igloolik, Nunavut. 2016

Long-term patterns of muskox (Ovibos moschatus) demographics in high arctic Greenland. Schmidt NM, Pedersen SH, Mosbacher JB, Hansen LH. Polar Biology. 2015 Oct

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae associated with recent widespread muskox mortalities in the Canadian Arctic. utz S, Bollinger T, Branigan M, Checkley S, Davison T, Dumond M, Elkin B, Forde T, Hutchins W, Niptanatiak A, Orsel K. The Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2015 Jun

Extinction of large herbivore mammals: Niche characteristics of the musk ox Ovibos moschatus and the reindeer Rangifer tarandus coexisting in isolation. Sheremetev IS, Rozenfeld SB, Sipko TP, Gruzdev AR. Biology Bulletin Reviews. 2014 Sep

Radiocarbon dating of musk-ox (Ovibos moschatus) bones from the Thule region, northwest Greenland. Bennike O. Polar Record. 2014 Apr;

Diet of Arctic Wolves on Banks and Northwest Victoria Islands, 1992-2001. Larter NC. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories; 2013

Gray wolf (Canis lupus) movements and behavior around a kill site and implications for GPS collar studies. Mech LD. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 2012 Aug

Proportion of calves and adult muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus killed by gray wolves, Canis lupus, in July on Ellesmere Island. Mech, L.D., 2010

Possible use of foresight, understanding, and planning by wolves hunting muskoxen. Mech LD. Arctic. 2007 Jun

Predicting the growth of a small introduced muskox population using population prediction intervals. Asbjørnsen EJ, SÆTHER BE, Linnell JD, Engen S, Andersen R, Bretten T. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2005 Jul

Decline and recovery of a High Arctic wolf-prey system. Mech LD. Arctic. 2005 Sep

New dates of musk-ox (Ovibos moschatus) remains from northwest Greenland. Bennike O, Andreasen C. Polar Record. 2005 Apr

Muskox site fidelity and group cohesion in Jameson Land, East Greenland. Aastrup P. Polar Biology. 2003 Dec

Effect of muskox carcasses on nitrogen concentration in tundra vegetation. Danell K, Berteaux D, Bråthen KA. Arctic. 2002 Dec

Predation and multiple kills of muskoxen by grizzly bears. Reynolds PE, Reynolds HV, Shideler RT. Ursus. 2002 Jan

Reproductive patterns of female muskoxen in northeastern Alaska. Reynolds PE. Alces. 2001 Mar

Ontogenetic changes in mineralization and bone geometry in the femur of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus). Heinrich RE, Ruff CB, Adamczewski JZ. Journal of zoology. 1999 Feb

Killing of a muskox, Ovibus moschatus, by two wolves, Canis lupis, and subsequent caching. Mech LD, Adams LG. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 1999

The influence of fatness on the likelihood of early-winter pregnancy in muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus). Adamczewski JZ, Fargey PJ, Laarveld B, Gunn A, Flood PF. Theriogenology. 1998 Sep

Seasonal patterns in body composition and reproduction of female muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus). Adamczewski JZ, Flood PF, Gunn A. Journal of Zoology. 1997 Feb

Winter food habits and foodchain transfer of metals in wolves (Canis lupus) of the Keewatin District, Northwest Territories. Lamothe, A.R., 1994

The use of muskox kill sites as temporary rendezvous sites by arctic wolves with pups in early winter. Gray DR. Arctic. 1993 Dec

Dynamics of muskox groups in northeastern Alaska. Reynolds PE. Rangifer. 1993 Dec

Comparative ecological and behavioral adaptations of Ovibos moschatus and Rangifer tarandus. Klein DR. Rangifer. 1992 Oct

The effect of wolf predation and snow cover on musk-ox group size. Heard DC. The American Naturalist. 1992 Jan

The history, status and management of muskoxen on Banks Island. Gunn A, Shank C, McLean B. Arctic. 1991 Sep

The role of bulls in pioneering new habitats in an expanding muskox population on the Seward Peninsula, Alaska. Smith TE. Canadian journal of zoology. 1989 May

The introduced muskoxen of Poluostrov Taymyr. Yakushkin GD, Barr W. Polar Record. 1988 Oct

Immobilization and tagging of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in Jameson Land, northeastern Greenland. Clausen B, Hjort P, Strandgaard H, Soerensen PL. Journal of wildlife diseases. 1984 Apr

The high arctic wolf in the Jones Sound region of the Canadian High Arctic. Riewe RR. Arctic. 1975 Jan

The killing of a bull muskox by a single wolf. Gray DR. Arctic. 1970 Sep

Remarks on Devon Island muskoxen. Harington CR. Canadian Journal of zoology. 1964 Jan

 

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