Taxonomic name: Bos grunniens
Diet: Herbivores – grasses, sedges, and herbs
Size: 100 - 138 cm at the withers
Weight: 225 - 1000 kg
Fun Fact: Yaks are a type of domestic cattle found in the Himalyan region of Asia. They are specially adapted to live in cold, mountainous regions with features such as large lungs and long, shaggy hair to keep warm.
Find the Zoo's Domestic Yaks in the Animals of Asia section.