Sentence Examples


  • The horned cattle include the humped oxen and buffaloes of India, and the yak of Tibet.
  • But even these are inferior to the wild yak, which stands nearly 6 ft.
  • A hybrid between the yak and Indian cattle, called zo, is commonly reared in Tibet and the Himalaya.
  • Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.
  • In connexion with this point it should be noticed that, unlike what occurs in the yak, the wild animal is not larger than the tame one, although it is incorrect to say that the former is decidedly the inferior of the latter in point of stature.
 

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