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The mammalian order Artiodactyla, or even-toed ungulates, includes the pigs,
peccaries, hippopotamuses, camels, chevrotains, deer, giraffes, pronghorn,
antelopes, sheep, goats, and cattle. It is one of the larger mammal orders,
ORDER ARTIODACTYLA Cloven-hoofed ungulates, the major group of
herbivorous mammals. Weight supported mainly through 3rd and 4th toes;
astragalus with upper and lower articulations rounded. Stomach compound and,
with intestines ...
Nat. Hist., vol. 85 (1945), forms the basis for most modern classifications of
artiodactyls; T. HALTENORTH in w. KUK- ENTHAL and T. KRUMBACH,
Handbuch der Zoologie, vol. 8, pp. 1-167, Klassifikation der Sdugetiere:
Artiodactyla (1963), ...
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