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1. Shaped like a hoof.

2. (Science: zoology) Furnished with hoofs. See the note under nail.

Origin: L. Ungulatus. See Ungula.

(Science: zoology) Any hoofed quadruped; one of the ungulata.

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Re: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.

... apex predator of the planet and with us gone some areas of the globe would turn into deserts if there were no large predators around to keep the ungulate population down. Predator numbers would have to increase, and move into new areas very rapidly to prevent the formation of more deserts. On ...

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by animartco
Sat May 26, 2012 12:38 pm
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The origin of the whale 'We start with Sinonyx, a wolf-sized mesonychid (a primitive ungulate from the order Condylarthra, which gave rise to artiodactyls, perissodactyls, proboscideans, and so on) from the late Paleocene, about 60 million years ago. http://www.talkorigins.org/features/whales/ ...

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by Linn
Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:51 am
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Who did we evolve from?

... occur, then what is to theoretically stop a remote ancestor from evolving into all of the primates? What is theoretically to stop an ancient ungulate from evolving into a whale, or an ancient fish into an amphibian? http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/denton.html From same source: Denton does ...

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by mith
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:45 pm
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Topic: Who did we evolve from?
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