even-toed


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Synonyms for even-toed

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

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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.
Pigs (wild and domestic) are even-toed ungulates, a characteristic shared with ruminant animals (e.
Hippos, they say, are only distant relatives of whales, no closer than are deer, pigs, or other even-toed ungulates.
All even-toed ungulates, including deer, giraffe, and hippopotamus.
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.
That order contains the family of even-toed ungulates.