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Title: Ovibos moschatus
Description: Since 1925, the musk ox has been introduced to Norway six times, including the introduction to Svalbard in 1929.,
Today the only viable European population exists in Norway and is stabilized at a total number of 50 -80 individuals.
In 1971, five individuals migrated and established a population in Sweden, which numbered 38 individuals in 1978, since then the Swedish population has declined.
Date: 2009-04-03
Credits: Pavao Dragičević
Ovibos moschatus Pavao Dragičević
 
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