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Artiodactyla (Even-Toed Ungulates Including Sheep and Camels)

  1. Jessica M Theodor

Published Online: 21 SEP 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001570

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Theodor, J. M. 2001. Artiodactyla (Even-Toed Ungulates Including Sheep and Camels). eLS. .

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  1. Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2001

Abstract

The Artiodactyla are the even-toed ungulates, one of the most diverse groups of living mammals, including many game and domestic animals, such as sheep and camels. There are over 200 species living worldwide, and many more extinct forms.

Keywords:

  • even-toed ungulates;
  • hoofed mammals;
  • ruminants