An image of a yak has gone viral on social media with a claim that the animal spent a whole night in heavy snow in Khaplu Valley in Pakistan and got completely coated in frost.
The post is being shared with a caption that reads, “A beautiful Himalayan Yak captured after a whole night spent in heavy snow and chilled weather at -18 In Khaplu Valley, GB, Pakistan.”
The link to the post can be seen here.
NewsMobile did a fact-check and found the claim to be false.
On doing a Google Reverse Image Search, we found that the same image was published on the website Yellowstonegallery with a caption: “Tom Murphy photographed this majestic bison during Yellowstone’s fierce winter. Bison are built to withstand cold. Their head, shoulders and hump, where their vital organs are, are covered with extra thick hair. They stand and endure the cold wasting no energy and movement to feed only when necessary.”
The name of the image was, “Bison Coated with Frost, Yellowstone.”
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