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Yak

yak

(Science: zoology) A bovine mammal (Poephagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in india and china. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc. Yak lace, a coarse pillow lace made from the silky hair of the yak.

Origin: Thibetan gyag.


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Re: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

Hi Chris thanks for inform me about my mistake. This is Billy Goat not Hilly. You can go to Google images and found many Billy goats like this.

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by dhalla
Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:50 am
 
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Re: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

I think it is just like a goat.

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by mayurarohtagi
Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:23 pm
 
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Re: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

This is a hilly goat.

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by dhalla
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:12 am
 
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Re: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

well thats a bit disappointing, just a boring old goat, haha :D

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by hmvince
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:25 am
 
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Re: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

so there is still no definate answer then?

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by hmvince
Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:49 pm
 
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