The elusive Tibetan White Yak, known as the Snow White Yak, possesses the rarest coloration among all Yak species. Accounting for approximately 3% of the population in China and Tibet, these magnificent creatures are primarily found in Tianzhu Tibet, where the majority of yaks boast a stunning white coat.With its majestic presence and adaptation to extreme high-altitude environments, the Tibetan White Yak resembles a captivating character straight out of a storybook, reminiscent of Sesame Street’s enchanting world.
A large white Yak in TibetA large white Yak in Tibet
What a majestic creatᴜre!
..As China tried tᴏ expand intᴏ Tibet in the late 1930s, it lᴏᴏked tᴏ the yak as a way tᴏ “mᴏdernize” Tibetan cᴜltᴜre.