Megaceros


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Me`gac´e`ros

    (mė`găs´ė`rǒs)
n.1.(Paleon.) The Irish elk.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There are caprine species in Pakistan divided in to 7 species and 5 subspecies (Mirza, 1975; Hesse et al., 1977; Roberts, 1997; Chaudhry, 2011) i.e., Western Himalayan goat (Naemorhedus goral); blue sheep (Pseudois nayur nayur); Sind wild goat (Capra aegagrus blythi); Chiltan wild goat (Capra aegagrus chialtnensis); Asiatic or Himalayan ibex (Ibex siberica); flare horned markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri); straight horned markhor (Capra falconeri megaceros); blandford urial (Ovis vignei blandfordi); Afghan urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros); Punjab urial (Ovis vignei punjabiensis); Ladakh urial (Ovis vignei vignei); Marcopolo sheep (Ovis ammon polii).
However, each species has its own ranking, both sub species Capra falconeri falconeri and Capra falconeri megaceros are endangered.
Evaluation of medetomidine- and ketamine-induced immobilization in markhors (Capra falconeri megaceros) and its reversal by atipamezole.
El contexto arqueologico de las cavidades ha ofrecido un conjunto de dataciones que permiten una mejor aproximacion cronologica a las representaciones, a lo que se suman las dataciones directas de los pigmentos, que en algunos casos, como en el megaceros (hembra) de Cougnac, ha ofrecido dos fechas con una separacion de 10.000 anos: 25210 [+ o -] 390 (GifA.
(11.) The two animals discussed here, cervus megaceros and bos primigenius, are described on the same page of Louis Figuier's La terre avant le deluge as wonders of the antediluvian world.
According to this calculation, the moose is as tall, though it may not be as large, as the great Irish elk, Megaceros Hibernicus, of a former period, of which Mantell says that it "very far exceeded in magnitude any living species, the skeleton" being "upward of ten feet high from the ground to the highest point of the antlers." Joe said, that, though the moose shed the whole horn annually, each new horn has an additional prong; but I have noticed that they sometimes have more prongs on one side than on the other.
8 4 19 29 17 9 Equus caballus 12 3 39 30 12 6 Megaceros Rangifer tarandus 2 Cervus elaphus 260 51 271 388 147 120 Capreolus capreolus 9 7 49 95 31 20 Capra pyrenaica 19 3 13 8 8 1 Rupicapra rupicapra 8 1 3 * (3) 3 Sus scropha 3 1 Canis lupus 1 1 3 3 Crocuta crocuta 1 1 Vulpes culpes 1 1 2 2 Lynx pardinus 1 1 Felix silvestres 1 1 Pantera pardus 1 Total 321 69 397 558 222 164 Indet.
En lo que atane a la tematica de Siega Verde, es dificil de paralelizar con los conjuntos portugueses del cercano Coa, con Domingo Garcia y con la fauna de los yacimientos, por la catalogacion de algunas figuras como bisontes (4 y 2 posibles), renos (3), megaceros (2 y otro posible), y sendos rinocerontes, ademas de diferentes especies --bicorne y unicorne--, uno de ellos, al parecer, Coelodonta antiquitatis.
Una de ellas --un megaceros sin astas y con la cabeza vuelta-- responde a un modelo que en el Quercy se data en epoca Gravetiense (por radiocarbono en Cougnac y estilisticamente en otros sitios).