10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRAFFID»
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Excavations in Beds I and II, 1960-1963
(c) Metapodials, proximal parts (2 specimens) A giraffid metatarsal has been
broken approximately 4 in. from the proximal end. Part of the fractured edge is
convex and has been chipped and battered by use. The edge of the articular
Ardipithecus Kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle ...
Giraffokeryxis the other giraffid genus reported from the African late Miocene.
This genus is only described from Ngorora (Aguirre and Leakey 1974). Hamilton
(1978), however, argued that specimens assigned to Giraffokeryx by Aguirre and
Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Giday WoldeGabriel, 2009
Horns, Tusks, and Flippers: The Evolution of Hoofed Mammals
The moose-like giraffid Sivatherium, with its palmate horns, was common in the
Plio- Pleistocene of Asia and Africa, and may be represented in cave paintings. (
Neg. no. 327253, courtesy Department of Library Services, American Museum of
Donald R. Prothero, Robert M. Schoch, 2002
The Evolution of the Long-Necked Giraffe (Giraffa ...
These and other examples indicate that the largest fossil giraffid (Samotherium),
with a leg length 83% that of Giraffa camelopardalis (Colbert 1938), did not
exhibit parallel increases in neck length. Instead, selection appeared to favor
Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig, 2011
Paleontology and Geology of Laetoli: Human Evolution in ...
A third, large giraffid species may also be present. Based on a specimen
recovered by Kohl-Larsen's team during the first extensive exploration of Laetoli,
we now provisionally recognize Giraffa pygmaea from the Upper Ndolanya Beds,
Deer Antlers: Regeneration, Function and Evolution
The ossicone, which fuses secondarily with the skull, relates the giraffid horn to
that of the bovid which is derived from the os cornu. They differ primarily in the
nature of their integumental coverings. Giraffid horns are permanent structures
There were, at various times, a lot of giraffid types, and they spread broadly into
Europe, Asia, and Africa. All told, the family branched into one to two dozen
genera, including the pair of genera I have already referred to: Okapia and
Lothagam: The Dawn of Humanity in Eastern Africa
More likely, the taxonomic change reflects the immigration of progressive giraffid
species from Asia. Of the two sites frequently compared to Lothagam on the basis
of age, Langebaanweg has yielded much Sivatherium and also some Giraffa ...
Meave G. Leakey, John Michael Harris, 2013
Neogene Paleontology of the Manonga Valley, Tanzania: A ...
A third species of giraffid is represented by an isolated lower molar of a large
sivatheriine from Kiloleli 2 (Kiloleli Member). Distal metapodials from Kiloleli 2
and Tinde can probably be attributed to the same species on the basis of size.
Isotopic Records of Plio-Pleistocene Climate and ...
Giraffid S18Oenamei values average -0.2 ± 1 .2%o (n = 7) and are higher than
S18Oenamei values of the other taxa sampled. Thirty-five teeth were sampled
from the L05 collection locality. These teeth include Bovidae (Aepycerotini,
Naomi Elizabeth Levin, 2008
4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRAFFID»
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Massive rapes & conflict displacement hit DR Congo mining region
Home to and named after a rare giraffid mammal, the Okapi Forest Reserve (RFO), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has long been a source of ... «WNN - Women News Network, Jan 13»
Rainforest riches a curse for civilians in northeast DRC
Home to and named after a rare giraffid mammal, the Okapi Forest Reserve (RFO), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has long been a source of tension because ... «IRINnews.org, Jan 13»
Meet the Bronx Zoo's New Okapi (Also: What Is an Okapi?)
An okapi is a "giraffid artiodactyl mammal" native to a rainforest in the Congo, and though it kind of looks zebra-esque, it's actually more closely ... «Village Voice, Nov 11»
Visitors leave his home enriched with facts about okapi (a giraffid found roaming around the Ituri rainforest in Congo), pukeko (the purple ... «The Hindu, Jun 11»