odd-toed ungulate


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odd-toed ungulate

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Noun1.odd-toed ungulate - placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
hoofed mammal, ungulate - any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla - nonruminant ungulates: horses; tapirs; rhinoceros; extinct forms
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
rhino, rhinoceros - massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
tapir - large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout
artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate - placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
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"And we can play the Out Of Africa theme tune if you like!" The creation of the Ngare Sergoi Rhino Sanctuary in 1984, at a time when the country's population of black rhino had dropped from 20,000 to just 300, was the first step towards Lewa becoming a conservancy, and today, 120 of the odd-toed ungulates (both black and white) graze this space.