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Nearly 300 rare Himalayan Yaks died of starvation in Sikkim

The authorities announced on Saturday that nearly 300 rare Himalayan Yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. When a team of local administrators and veterinarians visited the heights of Muguthang and Yumthang in northern Sikkim discovered the dead bodies of the animals on Friday. Authorities tried to drop food for them by helicopter but failed due to harsh weather.