Authorities say a yak on its way to the butcher’s shop escaped to the nearby mountains avoiding animal control officers and treats trying to lure it back into a trailer. (Laura Cooper/Nelson County Farm Bureau via AP)

Authorities say a yak on its way to the butcher’s shop escaped to the nearby mountains avoiding animal control officers and treats trying to lure it back into a trailer. (Laura Cooper/Nelson County Farm Bureau via AP)

Yak on ride to butcher shop escapes to Virginia mountains

The creature was last spotted Wednesday at an inn, where the owners tried to lure it into a trailer.

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