About Wild Yaks
yaks usually are found in herds of between ten and thirty animals.
dense, close, matted under-hair as well as shaggy outer hair.
secrete a special sticky substance in their sweat which helps keep their
under-hair matted and acts as extra insulation. This secretion is used in traditional
Nepalese medicine. Many wild yaks are killed for food by hunters in China and are
now a vulnerable species.