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Bos grunniens mutus (wild yak)

Synonyms: Bos mutus

Wikipedia Abstract

The yak (Bos grunniens and Bos mutus) is a long-haired bovid found throughout the Himalaya region of southern Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. Most yaks are domesticated Bos grunniens. There is also a small, vulnerable population of wild yaks, Bos mutus.
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Prey / Diet

Carex moorcroftii[1]


Canis lupus (Wolf)[1]
Ursus arctos pruinosus (brown bear)[1]


Southern Asia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Bos grunniens and Bos mutus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae), DAVID M. LESLIE, JR. AND GEORGE B. SCHALLER, MAMMALIAN SPECIES 836:1–17 (2009)
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