Wild Yaks (image) Wildlife Conservation Society Caption Wild yaks cross the Tibetan Plateau near the edge of a glacier. A scientific team recently counted more than a thousand wild yaks in this region signaling a possible comeback for this species once decimated by over-hunting. Credit Joel Berger -- WCS/University of Montana Usage Restrictions for one-time use for breaking news stories directly related to this press release Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.