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The making of the muskoxen images: Getting the camera equipment ready, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 26, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Getting the camera equipment ready, Dovrefjell, Norway. Note the muskoxen in the back...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) resting in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 25, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) resting in snow storm, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more image...
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Third camp, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 25, 2016 - Third camp, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of muskoxen. Click here to view more images of "the m...
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European wildlife: Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) resting in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 24, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) resting in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Niels Kooyman digs out his sled, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 24, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Niels Kooyman digs his sled out of the snow at third camp, Dovrefjell, Norway. C...
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Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 23, 2016 - Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. Note the ice ball that has formed in its hair. It is not i...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Second camp, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 23, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Second camp, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of muskoxen. Clic...
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Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) group in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 22, 2016 - Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) group in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of muskoxen. Click h...
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Icy layer making access to food difficult for muskoxen, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 22, 2016 - Icy layer making access to food difficult for muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell, Norway. Thaws and subsequent free...
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European wildlife: Muskox bulls (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 18, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskox bulls (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of m...
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Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) tracks and feces in the snow, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 18, 2016 - Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) tracks and feces in the snow, Dovrefjell, Norway Click here to view more images of muskox...
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Differences in horns on muskox cow and bull

March 17, 2016 - Differences in horns on muskox cow and bull. Muskox cow (left) and bull (right). The horns on the cows are smaller than...
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European wildlife: Snow covered muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell, Norway

March 16, 2016 - European wildlife: Snow covered muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in snowstorm, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 15, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in snowstorm, Dovrefjell, Norway. This was one of those moments where I...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Niels Kooyman drags his sled up a steep slope

March 15, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Niels Kooyman drags his sled up a steep slope, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to...
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European wildlife: Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) looking, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 14, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskox bull (Ovibos moschatus) looking, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of musk...
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Marcel Huijser and Niels Kooyman haul the sleds to second camp, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 14, 2016 - Marcel Huijser and Niels Kooyman haul the sleds to second camp, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of...
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Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, black and white, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 13, 2016 - Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, black and white, Dovrefjell, Norway. The wind was blowing hard. At times the blo...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Marcel Huijser and Niels Kooyman drag the sleds

March 13, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Marcel Huijser and Niels Kooyman drag the sleds to second camp, Dovrefjell, Norway....
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Sick muskox calf (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 12, 2016 - Sick muskox calf (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. These calves were bleeding from the mouth. One looked...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Having hot drinks and discussing distant muskoxen

March 12, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: Having hot drinks and discussing distant muskoxen before moving camp, Dovrefjell, Nor...
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European wildlife: Muskox bull rolling (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 11, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskox bull rolling (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. There is normally not much goin...
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The making of the muskoxen images: tent life

March 11, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: tent life. Winter camping is not exactly easy and everything takes much much longer t...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 10, 2016 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway. Mature bull on the left, calf on the righ...
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The making of the muskoxen images: First camp, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 10, 2016 - The making of the muskoxen images: First camp, Dovrefjell, Norway Image below: Niels Kooyman at first camp, Dovrefjell,...
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Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) on the ridge, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 09, 2016 - Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) on the ridge, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of muskoxen. Click here t...
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Winter landscape, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 09, 2016 - Winter landscape, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view more images of muskoxen. Click here to view more images of "t...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) bull in winter, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 04, 2016 - Just back from a splendid trip with Niels Kooyman to photograph muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter. Click here to vi...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen resting and ruminating in blowing snow, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 25, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) resting and ruminating in blowing snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway.
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European wildlife: Muskoxen testing strength, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 24, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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European wildlife: Muskox bleeding after fight, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 23, 2014 - Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) bleeding from head after fighting with another male, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway Click h...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) grazing, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 22, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) grazing, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. The animals appear to be wearing...
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European wildlife: Muskox scratching against boulder in snow, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 21, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) scratching against boulder in snow, Dovrefjell, Norway. Click here to view...
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European wildlife: Muskox, snow and rocks, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 20, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) and rock lines in snowy landscape, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. The sn...
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European wildlife: Muskox in black and white, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 19, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. In black and white. Click here to view...
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European wildlife: Got insurance?

April 18, 2014 - European wildlife: Got insurance? Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) investigates my Lowepro camera bag, Dovrefjell National Park...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in snowy weather, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 18, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway Click here to view more images of muskox...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in the snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 17, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in the snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway Click here to view more im...
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European wildlife: Muskox in snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 16, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more images of musko...
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European wildlife: Muskox looking, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 15, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway Click here to view more images of muskox...
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European wildlife: Muskox, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 15, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more images of musko...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in wintery world, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 14, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in wintery world, Dovrefjell, Norway Click here to view more images of m...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen sparring, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 13, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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The making of the muskoxen images. Niels Kooijman pulls his sled, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 11, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images. Niels Kooijman pulls his Fjellpulken sled, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click h...
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European wildlife: Muskox in wind, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 11, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in wind, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more images...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 10, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more images of musko...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 10, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman in action in Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view mor...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) ruminating, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 09, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) ruminating, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 08, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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The making of the muskoxen images, My solar charger, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 06, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, My Voltaic Amp Solar Charger to recharge camera batteries, Dovrefjell National Park,...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 02, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more imag...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman with photo equipment, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 02, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman with photo equipment, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen in the ice fog, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

April 01, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in the ice fog, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view mor...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman at base camp, Dovrefjell, Norway

April 01, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman at base camp, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view mo...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen just before impact, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 31, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) charging, moments before impact, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click...
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The making of the muskoxen images, bloody nose, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 31, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images. Niels Kooijman had a bloody nose several times this trip, perhaps the cold and dry a...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Marcel Huijser photographing muskoxen, Norway

March 30, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Marcel Huijser photographing muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, N...
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European wildlife: Muskox on ridge, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 30, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) on ridge, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view more images...
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Niels Kooijman on the ridge at base camp, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 30, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman on the ridge at base camp, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click he...
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Ice beast: European wildlife, Muskox covered in ice fog in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 29, 2014 - European wildlife: Ice beast. Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) covered in ice fog in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway....
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European wildlife: Headbanging muskox style

March 28, 2014 - European wildlife: Headbanging muskox style. Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) charging and ramming, just before and after im...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Base camp, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 28, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Base camp, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Cold and windy conditions at base camp.
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 27, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) with hair flailing in wind, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. The long h...
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European wildlife: Muskox charging another male like a cannonball, Norway

March 27, 2014 - European wildlife: Cannonball: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) charging another male like a cannonball, Dovrefjell National Pa...
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European wildlife: Three muskoxen in a row, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 26, 2014 - European wildlife: Three muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in a row, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Click here to view mor...
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The making of the muskoxen images: the French film crew

March 26, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images: the French film crew. You never know how a day will go or who you will meet. On the...
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European wildlife: Arctic ghost, Muskox in ice fog, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 25, 2014 - European wildlife: Arctic ghost, Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in ice fog in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. We sp...
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The making of the muskoxen images. Niels Kooijman and Marcel Huijser, Dovrefjell, Norway

March 24, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images. Niels Kooijman and Marcel Huijser, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. This is on the s...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman scans the slopes for muskoxen, Norway.

March 24, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman scans the slopes for muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) between camp 2 and ba...
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European wildlife: Muskox in a snowy landscape, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 22, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in a snowy landscape, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. This image is quit...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) ramming, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 22, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) ramming, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. The images below show two mus...
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Base camp after a snow storm, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 22, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images. Base camp after a snow storm, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. The sleds are almost...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen sparring in snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 21, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring in snow, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. This is probably one...
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European wildlife: Our first muskoxen tracks and pellets, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 20, 2014 - European wildlife: Our first muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) tracks and pellets of the trip, Dovrefjell National Park, Norwa...
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European wildlife: Muskox charges another male, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 19, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in the process of charging another male, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway....
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Melting snow for cooking and drinking water, camp 1, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 17, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, Melting snow for cooking and drinking water, camp 1, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway...
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The making of the muskoxen images, Niels Kooijman puts on his boots

March 16, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images, camp 2, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway, Niels Kooijman puts on his boots, camp 2, D...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 15, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) sparring, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. We spent almost all of our t...
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The making of the muskoxen images: Camp 2, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 13, 2014 - The making of the muskoxen images: Camp 2, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. I joined my friend and fellow photographer...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen in a snowy landscape, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 11, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in a snowy landscape, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. These muskoxen w...
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European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 10, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. These are some of the bulls...
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European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway

March 07, 2014 - European wildlife: Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) in winter, Dovrefjell National Park, Norway. Muskoxen evolved in Asia and...
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