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Noun1.Ruminantia - cattleRuminantia - cattle; bison; sheep; goats; antelopes; deer; chevrotains; giraffes; camels
animal order - the order of animals
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
Bovidae, family Bovidae - true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats
Antilocapridae, family Antilocapridae - comprising only the pronghorns
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
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Argali (Ovis ammon), also known as the big sheep, Artiodactyla, Ruminantia, Boridae, Caprinae, genus Ovis, belongs to wild animals under the second class state protection (Yu et al.
8%) hybridized to the Ruminantia probe, which for wildlife hosts in the St.
chaffeensis-positive samples that contained identifiable vertebrate DNA, 8 hybridized only with the Ruminantia probe, and 4 others hybridized with the Ruminantia probe plus [greater than or equal to] 1 additional probes; thus 12 of 15 identifiable samples hybridized with the Ruminantia probe.