Published on: July 13, 2021

HIMALAYAN YAK

HIMALAYAN YAK

Ciudad Serdán What is in news : The National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY) at Dirang in West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh, has tied up with the National Insurance Company Ltd. for insuring High-altitude Yak.

http://shushescorts4u.co.uk/5-ways-increase-engagement-escort-website/ Why this move : Shield the yak owners against the risks posed by weather calamities due to climate change, diseases, in-transit mishaps, surgical operations and strikes or riots

Himalayan Yak

  • Endemic to the Tibetan Plateau and the adjacent high-altitude regions
  • Tolerate temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius
  • IUCN Red list status: Vulnerable
  • Listed under Appendix I of CITES
  • Indian WildLife (Protection) Act of 1972: Schedule II