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yak

a large, up to 6 ft high at the shoulder, very longhaired ruminant with a round forehead, widely separated horns, a shoulder hump and a grunting call instead of a lowing one. Hunted for its meat and hair, it is also an excellent draft animal and can survive well at altitudes above 13,000 ft (4000 m). Called also Bos mutus.
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I hope to get three yaks," Baig says after the group make camp later that night.
For this purpose, we aligned the Illumina GA reads of each yak gut microbial sample onto SILVA rRNA database, using a 1e-10 e-value, [greater than or equal to]60% identity threshold and a minimum of 50 bp alignment length, and determined the proportion of the genomes covered by the reads that aligned onto only a single position in the set.
com/article/us-malaysia-scandal-bsi-idUSKCN12A0O8) Yak allegedly had reasonable grounds to believe that $110 million transferred by Low "directly represented proceeds of an act that may constitute criminal conduct" and he did not disclose the suspicion to officials.
Yak, according to presidential sources, had allegedly spoken numerous times to the president through his security advisor during which he demanded a position of deputy commander in chief, a post which does not exist in the constitution but previously created to accommodate late Paulino Matip Nhial.
While Sheehan doesn't believe Yik Yak is the only social media app helpful to newsrooms, it is a tool in the arsenal.
Last November, a football player from the University at Albany in New York was arrested for his yak threatening to blow up the school.
But even if a college or university blocks Yik Yak from its network, users would still be able to access the app with their own data plan.
Yik Yak has cooperated with police in instances of clear violations of the law, but has otherwise zealously protected the identities of its users.
Derived from the Yak 18 and the Yak 50 and first flown 24 years ago, nearly 1,800 have been built and is still in production today.
That was in August last year, and this June I launched Tengri, a luxury fashion brand that specialises in garments made from 100 per cent natural, undyed, hand-combed yak wool.
Yaks (Bos grunniens) live on the cold highland (altitude >3,000 m, average annual temperature <0[degrees]C) surrounding the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which includes Qinghai and Gansu Provinces in northwest China.
YIK YAK, which allows users to post anonymously, is all the rage with US university students, and gaining momentum in the UK too.