Antilocapridae


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Antilocapridae

[‚an·tə‚lō′kap·rə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of artiodactyl mammals in the superfamily Bovoidea; the pronghorn is the single living species.
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Lewis and Clark collected the first pronghorn specimen, classified in its own unique family, Antilocapridae.
In fact, pronghorn are in their own family, Antilocapridae, and not related to the African animals, though "antelope" persists as a common name.
In computing reduced major axes for R' and Cm', the group of 31 was supplemented with 5 additional families: the Tragulidae, Antilocapridae, Cervidae, Bovidae, and Sciuridae.