Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Bovidae
Genus - Bos



The yak is a herd animal found in the mountainous regions of central Asia. The yak tend to gather in herds from 10 yaks to 100 yaks, most of which are female. There are only a few male yaks per herd.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Bos Grunniens
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 2-2.2m (6.5-7.2ft)
Weight - 300-1,000kg (661-2,200lbs)
Top Speed - 40km/h (25mph)
Life Span - 15-20 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Threatened
Colour - Brown, Black, White
Skin Type - Hair
Favourite Food - Grass
Habitat - Alpine meadows and open hills
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Grass, Herbs, Mosses
Predators - Human, Bears, Wolves
Distinctive Features - Thick, hairy coat and large horns

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