Order Artiodactyla

Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Artiodactyla These are the even-toed ungulates, cloven-hooved mammals. The weight of the animal is carried by its 3rd and 4th toes.  Artiodactyla are sometimes put in a superorder Cetartiodactyla together with the order Cetacea (whales & dolphins) as evidence suggests the cetaceans evolved from artiodactyl … Continue reading "Order Artiodactyla"

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