White-faced muskox

Ovibos moschatus wardi

MUSKUSVEIS
ГРЕНЛАНДСКИЙ МУСКУСНЫЙ БЫК
MYSKIHÄRKÄ

Family: Bovidae

Inhabitant of the Arctic areas who can withstand any cold weather due to its thick fur. Icy and thick snow can cause problems to gather food as it is hard to find anything to eat under it. When in danger the herd does not run away but forms a circle with the offspring in the middle. Because of this hunters shot down whole herds. Fortunately the species has been introduced back to its original habitats and some new areas as well.

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Open

  • Ticket office
    9-17
  • Indoor expositions *
    10-18
  • Children’s Zoo
    10-17

*Indoor expositions are closed on Mondays.
The Zoo closes two hours after the ticket office is closed.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map

Contact

E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65
zoo@tallinnzoo.ee

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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