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Yaks

yaksha

A kind of demigod attendant on Kuvera, the god of wealth.

Origin: Skr.


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

Hmmh, doesn't look like a yak to me :) As far as I know, yaks have upwards-pointing horns and are even sturdier than the fellow in your pic. If the glass eyes are true to the original animal, it is probably not a wild goat either (the pupils dont look ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:35 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... interbreed with other closely related species. Hybrid individuals and even breeds exist, not only between European cattle and zebu but also with yaks (called a dzo), banteng, gaur, and bison ("cattalo"), a cross-genera hybrid. For example, genetic testing of the Dwarf Lulu breed, the ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:51 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
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