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You Should Be Eating Yak Burgers

You Should Be Eating Yak Burgers
The animals are sturdy, low-maintenance, and their meat is more flavorful and has more protein than beef. Time to dig in.

In 2011, Tom Allan and his wife headed to Nepal to hike and search for yaks. The couple had purchased several of the animals to raise on a Michigan farm, and they wanted to see how the yaks survived in their native environment.

High in the Himalayas, the Allans had their answer. “This trip was part of the big ... Full article >

A Chance in Hell

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A Chance in Hell
Yaks, America, and The Apocalypse by Zachary Slobig
180 48 1 September 29, 2014
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SOMEWHERE ON THE ROAD between Montrose and Fruita, Colorado, rancher Bob Hasse and I pass a Burger King, and I ask if he fantasizes about getting yak on the fast-food chain’s menu. “Nope,” he says quickly. “Not even in 50 years.” We’ve just collected eight meat-ready yak from one of his pastures—with the help of a f... Full article >