Yaks

Yaks are long-haired bovines found across the Tibetan Plateau, the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, Mongolia and Russia. A member of the genus Bos, a Yak is closely related to cattle. Wild yaks are one of the largest bovids.

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What is the Beast of burden on deserts?

camel

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Why are yaks becoming extinct?

Wild Yaks and endangered, domestic Yaks are not threatened

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How to control the extinction of yak?

by providing nature protection areas where they cannot be killed for any use.

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What are the adaptations of the yak?

Some of the adaptations of a yak are:

  • The yak's mouth is adapted for grazing a variety of plants.
  • The yak's thick coat of hair protects the yak from cold.
  • The yak's large chest and lungs are adaptations to low oxygen contents in the mountains.
  • The yak uses its hooves and horns to break the ice from frozen ground and graze on the grass below.
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Nutritional facts about a yak?

A Yak feeds itself by cropping grasses, mosses, lichens and other plants. It will not eat anything else and would starve if these items were not available

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Why is the tibetan word for wealth a suitable name for the yak?

Because it is most precious animal for people of nepal as it provides 5hem with food'transport' shelter and clothing

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What adjective describe a yak starting with y?

young yak

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What is white petrol?

== == White petrol is nothing but kerosene.

Kerosene is a thin, clear liquid formed from hydrocarbons. Kerosene is obtained from the fractional distillation of petroleum between 150 °C and 275 °C, resulting in a mixture of carbon chains containing 12 to 15 carbon atoms.

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What is a yak?

  1. A wild, shaggy-haired ox (Bos grunniens) of the mountains of central Asia.
  2. A domesticated yak, used as a work animal or raised for meat and milk.
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The yak is a long-haired bovine found thoughout the Himalayan region of

Central-Southern Asia. Although a member of the hoofed bovidae family, the yak is actually a unique species in itself, weighing 700-800 lb (315-360 kg). It differs from other bovines in several of its characteristics - for instance, its tail is similar to that of the horse but is less mobile, having long, thick/wavy hair. The wild yak are bigger and could weight to about 2,200lbs.

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What is yak wool called as?

it doesn't have a specific name but is called as cotton wool

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How many offices does Yak have?

Yak Communications, a Canadian phone company, is based in Ontario and employs about 160 people. There is no data online stating how many offices they have but they recently opened a Ontario customer service center in 2009.

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What is the yaks body covered with?

Thick hair.

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What language was yak borrowed from?

Tibetan, the word gyag refers only to the male of the species; a female is a dri or nak. In most languages which borrowed the word, including English, yak is usually used for both sexes.

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How old do you have to be to get a hair weave?

There is no set age. it kinda mostly depends on if you are tender headed or not. but you can be any age you want.(but of course not 1-5 yrs old) but to get a glue-in weave your hair can be any length. for a regular weave i think any length.

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Are there yak's in Asia?

The yak is found in some parts of Asia. There are two types of yak, the domestic and wild yak. The wild yak is much bigger than the domestic yak. The yak is a cold climate animal and travels in snow.

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Are yaks dangerous?

if provoked they will defend themselves

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What type of animal is a yak?

Yak

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovidae

Genus: Bos

Species: B. grunniens

During summer, yaks consume a variety of growing grasses and forbs such as wildflowers, and supplement their diet with shrubs and lichen. During winter, they consume the dormant grasses and lichens, including some mosses. Yak make altitudinal migrations to exploit seasonal availability of forage.

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What are facts about a yak?

  • In winter a wild yak can survive temperatures as low as - 40 degrees (F).
  • A wild yak doesn't reach full size until 6 to 8 years of age.
  • In wild yaks, births usually occur in June and a single calf is born every other year.
  • Dried yak dung is used as fuel in the treeless Tibetan plateaus.
  • The Sherpas of Nepal call the males of the species "Yak" and the females "Nak," or "Dri."
  • All yaks also have rainbow milk that tastes very sweet.
  • There are two species of yaks, domestic and wild. Domestic yaks are smaller, and have a less shaggy coat.
  • Female and young yaks congregate in large herds, while male adult yaks are more solitary.
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Do wild yaks eat chinchillas?

no because yaks are vegitarian and a chinchilla is a meat animal so no

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Can a Yak live in the Rain Forest?

no

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Why is yak's milk pink?

Yak's milk is 'pinkish' just after the female Yak calves, only because a little blood mixes with milk

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Why is a yak named a yak?

In the Tibetan language, yak is pronounced as "yag"; although in that form, it usually applies to the yak bull - with dri the equivalent Tibetan term for the female yak. Other languages follow this name closely. This use of the same name in numerous languages is considered unusual.

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What are the problems on extinction of yaks?

ecological balance will be hampered.

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Do yaks eat flesh?

No they do not. Yak's are herbivores. This means they only eat plants.

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What is a male yak called?

For most English-speaking people, a male yak is known as a bull. In Tibetan, the male is called a yak or gyag even though the entire species is known by this same common name.

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