The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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A possible ruminant ancestor was Archaeomeryx from the upper Eocene of
China, a small animal that already had a fused ... in Africa and Eurasia back to
the Miocene, and the more advanced gelocids are known from the upper Eocene
Several genera, worldwide; fossils in the Eocene. Family Grammicolepididae
Mouth very small, scales drawn out into oblique bands. Two genera,
mesopelagic. Family Oreosomatidae Larva covered with large tubercles. Four
genera, benthic ...
Upper Oligocene (possibly upper Eocene) to present. Zygodactyl (rarely 3-toed)
hole-nesting birds. Food insects and fruit. Woodpeckers are modified for climbing
. Honeyguides are brood parasites. Length 9 to 61 cm. See PICIFormes.
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