even-toed


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  • adj

Synonyms for even-toed

of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla

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The dromedary, an Arabian camel, is a large even-toed ungulate with has one hump while the bactrian, also known as Asian camel, has two humps.
About 60 years ago, researchers first suggested that cetaceans were related to plant-eating ungulates, specifically to even-toed, artiodactyl mammals like sheep, antelope and pigs.
Fortunately, the fossil record for even-toed ungulates is excellent.
Hippos, they say, are only distant relatives of whales, no closer than are deer, pigs, or other even-toed ungulates.
They have been excavating the site for the last two years and have so far found the fossilized knee of an elephant and the fossilized footprints belonging to an even-toed animal, believed to be a deer.