Sentence Examples


  • The horned cattle include the humped oxen and buffaloes of India, and the yak of Tibet.
  • But even these are inferior to the wild yak, which stands nearly 6 ft.
  • A hybrid between the yak and Indian cattle, called zo, is commonly reared in Tibet and the Himalaya.
  • Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.
  • YAK, the wild (and domesticated) ox of the Tibetan plateau; a species nearly allied to the bison group. The yak, Bos (POephagus) grunniens, is one of the finest and largest of the wild oxen, characterized by the growth of long shaggy hair on the flanks and under parts of the body and the well-known bushy tail.
 

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