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Containing group: Ruminantia


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Morales, J., D. Soria, and M. Pickford. 1999. New stem giraffoid ruminants from the early and middle Miocene of Namibia. Geodiversitas 21:229-253.

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Scientific Name Samotherium
Location Samos, Greece
Reference Lankester, E. R. 1905. Extinct Animals. Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London
Specimen Condition Fossil -- Period: Miocene
Body Part skull
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