Cervidae


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Cervidae

the family of the order Artiodactyla or ruminants, which contains the true deer including elk and moose.
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It is only members of Cervidae that shed their horns, or rather antlers, and grow another pair of horns in their stead.
The site is characterised by a significant faunal assemblage suggesting a wide diversity in the selection of resources immediately available to the settlement, including birds, small Cervidae, huemul and pudu, and rodents (Mena et al.
Aimed at the millions of cattle, swine, cervidae, poultry, dairy, sheep and goat operations and meat processors/packers in the U.
The proposed program is designed to enhance the economic position of Michigan's cervidae industry through education, market development, promotion, and includes, but is not limited to, animals, velvet production, and venison.
Studies on the Filariidae of Cervidae in southern Germany.
It can also be pointed out that about 40 shed antlers from Cervidae (red and fallow deer) were found (Figure 7).
Moose (Alces alces) are the largest members of the Cervidae family (from 200 to 825 kg, Novak 1993).
BSE was only observed in different species from the families Bovidae and Felidae in zoos (14) but not in members of the family Cervidae, even though they were most likely also exposed to BSE-contaminated food (6).
The list of seasonal markers (trophy antlers and the kill-off pattern for cervidae which includes very young animals) for 25 houses indicates 56 cases between spring and autumn (April-November) and 29 for the winter (December-March).
Natural regulation of cervidae along a 1000 km latitudinal gradient: change in trophic dominance.
As the total antibody repertoire of an animal is represented in an antiserum, epitopes of other members of that animal's family may be detected; deer antiserum will recognize other members of the Cervidae family as well as pronghorn of the family Antilocapridae.
It is suggested that here, where the animal is one of the cervidae whose attitude does not indicate any gesture of flight nor aggression, the scene is not a dramatic one.