Perissodactyla


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Perissodactyla

An order of odd-toed ungulates, for which the middle toe (the hoof) is larger than its neighbours on either side. Peridactyls are large grazers with relatively simple stomachs, digesting grasses and plant cellulose in the intestine.

Examples 
Horse, tapirs, rhinoceri.
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Perissodactyla

the odd-toed ungulates, such as horses. Compare ARTIODACTYLA.
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