What is another word for ungulates?

Pronunciation: [ˈʌnɡjʊlˌe͡ɪts] (IPA)

Ungulates are a diverse group of mammals that includes grazing species such as antelopes, deer, and buffalo. Synonyms for ungulates include hooved animals, hoofed mammals, and unguligrades. Other similar phrases may be used depending on the context, such as cloven-hooved animals to describe those with divided hooves like cattle and pigs, or even grazing animals if the focus is on their diet. Some specific synonyms for certain types of ungulates include cervids for deer species, bovids for cattle and bison, and equids for horses and zebras. Regardless of the term used, ungulates are a fascinating and important part of the animal kingdom.

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ungulates, as has been said, are a highly specialized type of Mammals, and although they walked on the nails of five digits instead of only one, a vast amount of Evolution would be required to bring them even to this point, from that whence all Mammals are said to have started.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard
But, so far as we know, the first ungulates made their appearance upon earth quite as soon as did any other mammals from which they could possibly have sprung.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard
Tundras then spread over the meadow-lands and remnants of forests, whilst arctic animals replaced the large ungulates and carnivores which had wandered far away from their native southern home.
"The History of the European Fauna"
R. F. Scharff

Related words: hoofed mammals, ungulate mammals, sheep, deer, moose, bison, camel, goat, reindeer

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