Here Be Yaks Travels in Far West Tibet by Manosi Lahiri

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Published by The Intrepid Traveler .

Written in English

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Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8707684M
ISBN 101887140727
ISBN 109781887140720

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Revelation Wild yak is among the largest bovids alive and is also the largest native animal extant in their range. Wild yak adults stand about to m ( to ft) tall at the shoulder and weigh –1, kg (–2, lb). The head and body length is to m ( to 11 ft), not counting the tail of 60 to cm (24 to 39 in).Class: Mammalia.

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