even-toed


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Adj.1.even-toed - of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactylaeven-toed - of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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Linzey profiles the species by order: opossums; insectivores; bats; pikas, hares, and rabbits; rodents, carnivores; and even-toed ungulates.
In the lake~s watershed, vast natural forests remain in such areas as designated state and city parks as well as state preserve areas, the latter home to 13 rare species including the harpy eagle and the white-lipped peccary, the even-toed ungulate that resembles a boar.
and English zoologist Grubb (1942-2006), widely recognized as the world's leading ungulate taxonomist, show relationships between species of even-toed and odd-toed mammals with hooves, leaving out some of the more dubious groups often included for technical reasons, such as elephants and whales.
And though Kipp only ever really see these hump-backed creatures in desert safari camps and from the side of a cross country highway, we give these even-toed creatures a big thumbs up, having endured the desert's urbanisation and finding ways to integrate themselves into our concrete jungle.
ALL MOOSE OF North America and Europe belong to the scientific order Artiodactyla, which designates even-toed mammals, and the family Cervidae, which includes all deer.