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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Proboscidea — the elephants.

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  • Moreover, the researchers used the mastodon data as a calibration point, lying outside the Elephantidae radiation (elephants and mammoths), which enabled them to estimate accurately the time of divergence of African elephants from Asian elephants and mammoths (about 7.6 million years ago) and the time of divergence between mammoths and Asian elephants (about 6.7 million years ago).

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  • Dear PH, Pollack JL, Slatkin M, Spriggs H, et al. (2006) Multiplex amplification of the mammoth mitochondrial genome and the evolution of Elephantidae.

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  • African elephants are the species of elephants in the genus Loxodonta, one of the two existing genera in Elephantidae.

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  • The elephants are three species of very large mammals belonging to the family Elephantidae - the only extant family belonging to the order Proboscidea.

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  • Aside from sticky buns our Elephantidae MP also claimed expenses for a property she did not end up buying.

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