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Containing group: Giraffoidea


Churcher, C. S. 1978. Giraffidae. Pages 509-535 in Evolution of African mammals. V. J. Maglio and H. B. S. Cooke, eds. Harvard University Press, Cambridge.

Godina, A. Y., I. A. Vislobokova, and L. T. Abdrachmanova. 1993. A new representative of the Giraffidae from the Lower Miocene of Kazakhstan. Paleontological Journal 27:91-105.

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Scientific Name Giraffa camelopardalis
Location Masai Mara, Kenya
Behavior necking giraffes
Copyright © 2000 Greg and Marybeth Dimijian
Scientific Name Sivatherium
Location Sewalik Hills, India
Reference Lankester, E. R. 1905. Extinct Animals. Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London
Specimen Condition Fossil -- Period: Miocene
Body Part restored skull
Scientific Name Okapia johnstoni
Location captive, Miami Metro Zoo
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Okapi
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2008 Valerie
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