Yak - A long-haired animal found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. They are related to cattle and bison. Most yaks are domesticated, but there are some herds of wild yaks.
yak: a large animal with long hair and horns that comes from Tibet and Central Asia
Der Annapurna-Circuit: Dem Himmel so nah
Der Annapurna-Circuit: Dem Himmel so nah - Götz Nitsche
A castrated male yak is called a yak. An intact male (bull) is called a boa while a female (cow) is called a dri.
The yak (Bos grunniens and Bos mutus) is a long-haired bovine found throughout…
Yak near Yamdrok lake, Tibet. In Tibet, yaks are decorated and honored by the families they are part of. Yaks are found in the Himalayas, the Tibetan Plateau, and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. They are an integral part of Tibetan life.