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Temporal range: Paleocene-Recent,
Possible Late Cretaceous-Present
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Donkey, Equus africanus
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Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica)
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Ungulate
Orders and Clades

Ungulates (meaning roughly "hoofed" or "hoofed animal") are several groups of mammals most of which use the tips of their toes, usually hoofed, to sustain their whole body weight whilst moving.

References[change | change source]

  1. Cooper et al. 2014
  2. Welker, F; Collins, MJ; Thomas, JA; Wadsley, M; Brace, S; Cappellini, E; Turvey, ST; Reguero, M et al. (18 March 2015). "Ancient proteins resolve the evolutionary history of Darwin's South American ungulates". Nature 522 (7554): 81–84. doi:10.1038/nature14249. PMID 25799987. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/nature14249.pdf. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. BURGER, Benjamin J., THE SYSTEMATIC POSITION OF THE SABER-TOOTHED AND HORNED GIANTS OF THE EOCENE: THE UINTATHERES (ORDER DINOCERATA), Utah State University Uintah Basin Campus, Vernal, UT, United States of America, 84078, SVP 2015

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