National Geographic : 1940 Jul
Bare Ground Too Warm for Them, Musk Oxen Sleep on the Snow They graze on the vegetation brought out by the summer sun; then take an after-dinner nap in cool comfort. Hundreds ofthem range over this country around "Musk Ox Fjord" in east Greenland. On the 1939 expedition of the Morrissey, Captain Bartlett and his boys obtained four calves for the New York Zoo (page 137). Because it had been agreed that no adult animals would be killed, the task of capturing the little fellows wasdifficult. They had tobechased away from their parents and lassoed. Once on board ship, they responded readily to kindness.