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  • n. Plural form of bovid.


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  • The coolest thing bovids got going on is some fuzziness and contrasting colors.

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  • As if having their cattle afflicted by TB wasn't bad enough, it seems the monks of Skanda Vale are now suffering from an outbreak of human dementia, as some of them are comparing their slaughtered bovids to the victims of the Holocaust:

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  • Others have not e.g. most carnivores, rodents, bovids, etc.

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  • After all, cow genes are currently spreading through wild bovids without the help of a secret army of artificial inseminators!

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  • The supposition is, as I understand it, is that domestication of milk-bearing animals (probably first sheep and goats, then later bovids) was part of the cultural toolkit that accompanied the Indo-European speakers as they spread into Europe, and this availability of an ongoing (secondary) supply of milk products likewise favored the spread of lactose tolerance among adults. c

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  • The Camel The camel family is fairly far removed from both the bovids and ovicaprids, and may have developed the habit of rumination independently during its early evolution in North America.

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  • Experiences with other wild bovids suggests that captivity and captive breeding should be no problem.

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  • In common with other wild bovids, gaurs habitually visit mineral licks, which appear to be necessary to their habitat and influence the herd's movements.

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  • It was the continual hunting that made them increasingly nocturnal and secretive, and like other wild bovids they can become aggressive and dangerous when harassed or wounded.

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  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the scientists looked at the short - and long-term patterns of wear on the teeth of 552 specimens of deer, bovids, "mouse deer", and "musk deer" from sites in Germany, Hungary, and Greece spanning about eleven to seven million years ago from which fossil primates had also been found.

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