73-year-old Ole P. Stølen from Oppdal, Trøndelag, Norway was killed by a stray muskox bull on 22 July 1964. The animal was later shot to prevent further attacks.
Category page: wild animals
The Norwegians rarely allow alien species into their fauna. With one notable exception, the muskox – first welcomed in from Greenland in 1924.
Magne Løvstuen and his family adopted this moose calf after saving it from drowning in Lake Mjøsa.
When the ice melted after the last ice age, herds of reindeer followed in its wake. And with the animals came their main predator: the humans.