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Standing Bull

Standing Bull
Photograph by Norbert Rosing

Built for cold and a 30-mile- (48-kilometer-) an-hour October wind, a large muskox bull is at home in the Canadian Arctic. “This muskox and another male were extremely tame,” says photographer Norbert Rosing. “Locals call them the ‘house oxen’ because they stay so close to town.” The muskox’s outer coat belies its true shape: Soaking wet, it would have a goatlike appearance.



Camera: Leica R8
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Apo-Telyt-R Module 560mm f/4
Weather Conditions: Overcast skies, blowing snow
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Not recorded


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