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Return to:   Cattle Ranching in the Subarctic - Cattle ranching on the Last Frontier reaches back as far as Russian Alaska, when settlers first introduced bovines to Kodiak Island.
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Yak at Agricultural Experiment Station


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The Agricultural Experiment Station in Fairbanks studied a small herd
of yak in the 1920s. Decades later, a faculty housing project built on
their former grazing land was named Yak Estates. Alaska Museum of
History and Art, Library and Archives.

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