10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRAFFINE»
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The Evolution of the Long-Necked Giraffe (Giraffa ...
315: "Five giraffine taxa have been recorded from the early Pleistocene of Africa:
G. jumae, G. camelopardalis, G. gracilis, G. stillei and G. pygmaeus. Cranial and
postcranial characters appear both to separate and to support the acceptance of
Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig, 2011
Additional hydroids from the Seychelles
Dentition A few nearly complete lower tooth rows are known but the majority of
Langebaahweg giraffine teeth were isolated specimens. The teeth are, in general
, a little larger than those of the extant Giraffa camelopardalis and than Eurasian ...
N. A. Millard, J. Bouillon, 1976
Lothagam: The Dawn of Humanity in Eastern Africa
Two dental specimens, a left P3 (LT 26257) and a right mandible fragment with
P4–M1 (LT 23669), represent Giraffa stillei or a giraffine of similar size. A number
of postcranials might also belong to this species (table 11.6). LT 26270 is a ...
Meave G. Leakey, John Michael Harris, 2013
The Cambridge Natural History: Mammalia
The skull is clearly Giraffine. The basicranial axis is straight, and the fontanelle
inthe lachrymal regionis very large. Uponthe frontal bones near their parietal
border is a large bosson either side, which presumably represents the horn core
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London
It is therefore somewhat surprising that the anatomy of the giraffine hepato-biliary
system should have been adequately described but once and depicted (not very
satisfactorily) twice only, that no account should exist of the neonatal liver, and ...
Zoological Society of London, 1950
Pronouncing English: A Stress-based Approach, with CD-Rom
... goddess, archduchess, dniidess -ful revengeful, purposeful, meaningful,
disdainful -ing singing, bringing, talking, walking, shouting, being -ine medicine,
porcine, tomatidine. emeraldine, giraffine -ish womanish, curmiidgeonish.
Richard V. Teschner, Melvin Stanley Whitley, 2004
At first it was thought to be of a zebra-like character, on the evidence of certain
stripes on its skin, but further investigation dispelled that notion, and Professor
Eay Lankester has diagnosed it as a giraffine animal. It has been named Ohapi ...
The Arabic Contributions to the English Language: An ...
... African origin] A fleet African ruminant mammal, the tallest of living quadrupeds
, also called camelopard; the constellation Camelopard; a former wing-shaped,
upright piano; a car used in mining. -giraffine, giraffish, giraffe acacia/ camel/tree.
Garland Hampton Cannon, Alan S. Kaye, 1994
When you do this with animal names, you get words like bisontine (like a bison),
giraffine (like a giraffe), elephantine (like an elephant), falconine (like a falcon),
and so on. The tricky part is that, a lot of times, the root is the Latin or Greek word
Homo Erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, ...
Relationships between early and middle Miocene giraffids and the well-
documented Plio-Pleistocene sivatherine and giraffine lineages are unclear (
Churcher 1978; Hamilton 1978). Giraffinae first appear in the Siwalik Formation
of India at ...
W. Henry Gilbert, Berhane Asfaw, 2008