from 230 kg (female) to 580 kg (male)
1.6 to 2 m at withers
up to 3.3 m
HabitatThe yak lives around the Himalayas: Nepal, Bhutan and China.
DIETIt is herbivorous and feeds on grass, moss and lichen.
Reproduction - LIFESPANLifespan : about 20 years
Sexual maturity after 6-8 years
Gestation : 9 months
1 young every 2 years.
LIFESTYLEThe animal moves around in herds of twenty to thirty. In summer, the herds consist solely of milk and steer herd.