National Geographic : 1942 Sep
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byAmos Burg Breeding Ground for Imported Musk Oxen Is Treeless, Usually Fog-bound Nunivak Island inthe Bering Sea The U. S . Biological Survey brought 31 of the tough and active animals here from Greenland in 1935 and 1936. Todaythe herd numbers more than 100. Eventually the creatures will be scattered through the Arctic regions to supply the Eskimos with a ready source of meat. The last Alaskan musk oxwas killed more than acentury ago.