National Geographic : 1925 Jun
rnotograpn oy uonaia is.viacmlinan MUSK OXEN READY FOR THE FRAY: BAY FIORD, ELLESMERE ISLAND When at bay, the herd is a huddled, formless mass. All the animals, even the calves, face the enemy, but thelittle ones hide beneath their mothers' long, shaggy hair. The oxen charge with their heads close to the ground, and without order, butretreat atonce tothe herd, for fear of being cut off and surrounded. The author obtained the first motion pictures ever made of musk oxen. The Eskimos call Ellesmere Island Oo-ming man, the Land of the Musk Oxen.