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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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They'll eat potatoes, rice, and maybe some eggs, lentils and tough yak meat.
Bhutan's cuisine consists of a lot of chicken, pork, mutton and yak meat.
Eat yak Admittedly, the thought of eating yak meat doesnat initially inspire much excitement.
In non-vegetarian diet people generally have yak meat along with pork, beef, chicken and mutton.
Yak meat can be lean and tough; wise Tibetan cooks made their sha momos juicier by adding a bit of oil and water to the filling.
Again in Mongolia we ate Yak meat which is oily and greasy but was a welcome change to the Pot Noodles we had been eating.