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Yak
A yak in the Nepalese Himalayas.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Species:
B. grunniens
Binomial name
Bos grunniens
Linnaeus, 1766

The domestic yak (Bos grunniens) is a long-haired domesticated bovid found throughout the Himalayan region of the Indian subcontinent, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. It is descended from the wild yak (Bos mutus).[1]

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