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Bovidae

a family of ruminants including cattle, buffalo and bison.
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It increases knowledge of the dental morphometric characters of bovids, giraffids, cervids and proboscideans.
High conservation of SRY gene in Buffalo compared to other Bovids.
Not only was it the first wild example of the species found by scientists, it was also an entirely new genus of bovid.
This is supported by examples such as the bovid depicted in perfect profile of rock--art station 45 of OK3 area, whose front leg continues without interruption in an undulating line.
The artist's adroit rendering of floral, foliate, ornamental, avian, and bovid motifs, however, accords with her earlier etchings, as does her effective illusionism.
This earliest record of the presence of hominins in the Iberian Peninsula is associated with the arrival of several new species, including the bovid Ammotragus europaeus (presumably occupying the same ecological niche as the vanished Soergelia minor), the large horse Equus suessenbornensis, and the extant badger Meles meles, all of them being first recorded in the Guadix-Baza Basin (Martinez-Navarro et al.
Foot-and-mouth disease is a contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovid.
A quantitative diagnosis of Notches made by hammerstone percussion and carnivore gnawing on bovid long bones.
Coe & Carr (1983) reported that within a given species, specifically many bovid species, weight of dry dung pellets may be related to the weight of the individual defecator; thus allowing an age-structure to be created (Putman 1984).
Modifications on the bovid bone assemblage from Dunefield Midden, South Africa: stage one of a multivariate taphonomic analysis.
The group took data from the literature on bovid leg bones and found that they fit the pattern: mountainous bovids, such as sheep and mountain goats, overall had shorter lower leg bones than their relatives on flat land, such as antelopes and gazelles, even when they lived in the same climates.
Yak (Bos grunniens), the multipurpose bovid which provides milk, meat, wool and much- needed pack capability on precipitous slopes, belongs to the sub-family Bovine of the family Bovidae.