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ungulate

any of a large group of mammals all of which have hooves: divided into odd-toed ungulates (see perissodactyl) and even-toed ungulates (see artiodactyl)

ungulate

[′əŋ·gyə·lət]
(vertebrate zoology)
Referring to an animal that has hoofs.
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This observation suggests that relatively dense red deer populations are needed to maintain bovine TB at a high prevalence in wild ungulate populations.
The blue sheep and Alashan red deer are two wild ungulates living sympatrically in the Helan Mountains, and both are listed as Category II nationally protected animals (Luo et al.
Assuming two events are independently distributed, the location of type 2 events (wild ungulate groups) should be randomly distributed with respect to the location of type 1 events (cattle herds) [44, 45].
We showed that from an ungulate perspective, cutblocks were the most productive habitats throughout the year irrespective of the FVA.
Sexual segregation exists in many ungulates (Ruckstuhl and Kokko, 2002; Ruckstuhl and Neuhaus, 2002).
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Constantinos Nicolaides, the Interior Ministry Permanent Secretary, said that participation showed the increased interest that exists in the protection of mountain ungulates, "from the European Alps to the Himalayas, in Canada`s Rocky Mountains, the vast Siberia, as well in the Troodos mountains" in Cyprus.
Wolves affect soil nitrogen in Rocky Mountain grasslands through altering levels of ungulate herbivory (Frank, 2008), but our study failed to find evidence for nitrogen effects in a Great Lakes forest.
Measuring winter browse utilization of trees and shrubs by ungulates is performed by ecologists to understand ungulate diet choice and feeding requirements, and to provide important information for sound range and ungulate management programs (Jensen and Urness 1981).
We investigated the winter density and territory size of wolves (Canis lupus) on the Yukon Flats, Alaska, where moose (Alces alces) was the sole ungulate prey, occurring at a low density and representing a biomass of ungulate food lower than previously studied in North America.
Ladakh urial (Ovis vignei): As shown in the Table 1 compared to other ungulate species Ladakh urial (Ovis vignei) has shown lowest population with sporadic distribution in the entire Gilgit-Baltistan region (Fig.
Bighorn sheep were the only large ungulate in the area, so we are confident all consumed stalks were consumed by bighorn sheep.