Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The only genus of Orycteropodidæ.

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  • n. coextensive with the family Orycteropodidae

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Examples

  • Other species include the endemic water chevrotain Hyemoschus aquaticus, African golden cat Felis aurata (K), giant forest genet Genetta victoriae, the endemic aquatic genet Osbornictis piscivora, leopard Panthera pardus, giant ground pangolin Manis gigantea, aardvark orycteropus afer, pygmy antelope Neotragus batesii, forest buffalo Syncerus caffer nanus, bush pig Potamochoerus porcus and giant forest hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni (V) and great cane rat Thryonomys swinderianus.

    Okapi Faunal Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo

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