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Related to Cervidae: Bovidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
mammal family - a family of mammals
Ruminantia, suborder Ruminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Cervus, genus Cervus - the type genus of the Cervidae
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
Alces, genus Alces - elk or moose
Dama, genus Dama - fallow deer
genus Rangifer, Rangifer - reindeer or caribou
genus Mazama, Mazama - brockets
genus Moschus, Moschus - musk deer
Elaphurus, genus Elaphurus - a genus of Cervidae
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The sambar, native to India, is also a Cervidae, but it is a large and powerfully built animal.
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy that can infect mammals in the family Cervidae, which includes deer, elk, and moose, among other species.
The Cervidae family of deer is much different from the Bovidae family (think bulls and bison), which grow permanent, not deciduous, horns.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a TSE found in members of the family Cervidae.
Taber (1956) provides a method to determine sex of Cervidae from skeletal remains excluding the skull for white-tailed (Odocoileus virginianus) and black-tailed (O.
The roebuck used to be the only member of the Cervidae, the deer family, to be found in the Land of Israel.
I'm not quite sure what the good folks at SunChips were thinking when they designed their sound barrier-breaking package, but they're a new favorite with the Cervidae family.
Cervids are a group of animals that belong to the order Artiodactyla and the family Cervidae is distributed worldwide in a variety of biomes, although they are becoming rare in several areas of natural occurrence (MARQUES et al.
5) found that sexual dimorphism is especially pronounced within the Bovidae and Cervidae families, both of which exhibit male-male competitive interactions.
This pattern of behavior is common with Cervidae where the prevailing breeding system is the "tending bond" type where a dominate male attempts to isolate a female during estrous (Clutton-Brock et al.