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Bovidae

a family of ruminants including cattle, buffalo and bison.
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That has been confirmed by taphonomic analyses at sites such as Moros de Gabasa (Blasco 1997), Zafarraya (Geraads 1997), Caldeirao (Davis 2002), Amalda (Yravedra 2010), Hornos de la Pena and El Ruso (both Yravedra 2013): human activity there focused on the exploitation of cervids, large bovids and equids.
From the firm ground of the bovid data, Vrba leaps into the spindly branches of the human family tree and asks whether hominids-Homo sapiens and our nearest extinct relatives-experienced a similar pulse.
Arctander suspects that further genetic analysis will help explain the early speciation of bovids.
The background population was based on demography of female adult bovids available at the canton level (3,705 units, average 150 [km.
In the latter case, the dog atop the back of the uppermost bovid is not attacking, but rather symbolically dominating, the beast (for canids doing both in a single tableau, see Darnell 2011: 1166-69).
The method showed higher accuracy for distinguishing chicken strains from cow or sheep strains than for distinguishing between strains from the 2 bovid species.
The analysis of sea turtle and bovid keratin artefacts using DRIFT spectroscopy and discriminant analysis.
According to Dr Canan Cakirlar, the archaeozoologist of the project, it was probably from the long bone of a large mammal such as a bovid or an equid.
Other categories are represented by single specimens, such as a bone needle with an 'eye', a polisher made of a bovid rib, a rib spatula, and a 'retoucher' made on a bone splinter 130mm long and 30mm wide.
The exposed part of the standing stone is varnished as well as the upper part of the main engraved bovid, whereas most of the buried engraving is unvarnished.
The only large mammal taxa acquired by the Neolithic and Metal Age occupants at Nagsabaran appear to have been deer and pigs (although the skull of a large bovid was recovered from the lower layer in Pit 1, associated with red-slipped pottery, during the excavation of 2001).
The majority of the identified bones belong to mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius, 70 per cent), followed by a category of large mammal (horse or bovid in size, 9 per cent), and middle-sized mammals (reindeer or wolf in size, 6 per cent) and wolf (Canis lupus, 6 per cent).