Cats the musical uses carefully crafted yak hair wigs for costumes. In 2016, they cost $2300 each and it took 40 hours or more to make a single wig. The wigs can’t be re-used. Over its 18-year run, the first Broadway production used 3247 pounds of yak hair. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
The Kyrgyz are not poor. Though paper money is almost nonexistent, many camps’ herds contain hundreds of valuable animals. The basic unit of Kyrgyz currency is a sheep. A cell phone costs one sheep. A yak costs about 10 sheep. A high-quality horse is 50. The going rate for a bride is 100. nationalgeographic.com/ma…
A popular sport in Mongolia and Pakistan is yak polo; yaks are used instead of horses. It originally started as a tourist attraction but ended up becoming popular with the locals. topendsports.com/sport/li…
China's military ride yaks abc.net.au/news/2019-08-1…
, Chewbacca's fur was made of rabbit, goat and yak. (9th one down) screenrant.com/star-wars-…
Dwayne Johnson's beard prosthetic for the movie Hercules was made of Yak pubic hair. abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
'Yak Shaving' is the term for getting sidetracked by multiple other tasks before finally being able to complete what you originally started out to do. hanselman.com/blog/YakSha…
Today I learned of the Asian giant hornet aka 'yak-killer hornet'. They are intensely predatory; living off bees, other hornets, mantises. They will attack entire colonies sometimes. Companies in Asia & Europe have begun to make dietary supplements & energy drinks containing synthetic versions of larval saliva. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asi…
Chinese troops ride on Yaks, while Indian and Jordanian troops have camels. warisboring.com/chinas-go…
In Mongolia yak milk is fermented in a leather pouch and distilled as a "milk wine" called archi khunu.com/pages/yak-facts
Yaks have long bushy tails. They are used as costume beards in Chinese theatres! softschools.com/facts/ani…
Dwayne Johnson's beard in Hercules (2014) was made of yak testicle hair. abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
Dwayne Johnson's beard in Hercules was made of yak testicle hair abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
The Benny Hill Theme song is actually a song called Yakety Sax by James Q. Rich and Bones Rudolph which is a sax cover of The Coasters song Yakety Yak en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
Dwayne Johnson's beard in the movie Hercules was made of yak testicle hair. imdb.com/title/tt1267297/…
A student was charged with an up to 5 years felony for using Yik Yak anonymous chat app to encourage another student's lynching seattletimes.com/seattle-…
A vomitorium is a passage situated below or behind a tier of seats in an amphitheatre or a stadium, through which big crowds can exit rapidly at the end of a performance, not a place where the Roman's went to yak. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vom…
The people of the Tibetan Plateau make a traditional drink with yak milk, butter, salt, and tea. Sometimes they drink it with butter and other times without. eater.com/2016/8/25/12624…
Numerous variations of polo exist, including canoe polo, camel polo, elephant polo, yak polo, and automobile polo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol…
Today I learned of Yak Skiing, whereby a skier is propelled up a hill by a downhill charging yak by means of a pulley system and some pony nuts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
Tibetan nomads can drink up to 60 cups a day of "po cha" a tea infused with yak butter. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Mongolians recently invented Yak Polo to attract tourists and preserve the yak population. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
A female Yak is correctly called a 'Nak.' healthyyak.org/aboutyaks.…
The YAK-38 VTOL fighter had an automatic ejection seat that even launched to the left to avoid hitting the carrier's above-deck superstructure to the right airvectors.net/avredvt.ht…
There is a sport called Yak Skiing. It involves yaks and skiing but not skiing yaks. trendhunter.com/trends/ya…
The covert recovery of a Soviet Yak-28 fighter plane's radar technology by British troops from a lake in Berlin in 1966 potentially altered the face of the Cold War. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
Yakety Yak was a #1 song on the R&B charts for seven weeks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…
2 Live Crew remixed 'Yakety Yak' for a movie staring Danny DeVito youtube.com/watch?v=Ec5Sf…
There's a sport called yak skiing en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yak…

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