National Geographic : 1991 May
and cheese, which the family eats, sells, or trades. Yak meat feeds them, and yak hairpro vides the fabric for their clothes and tents. And, yes, even yak tails are put to use: They are sold as fans or dusters. Wealth, says King Wangchuck, must be mea sured in scenes like this; no one starves in Bhutan, despite its rank among the least developed nations.