Asked in Mammals
What are hoofed mammals?
Hoofed mammals are any mammals that have hooves on the tips of their toes. Most of them are herbivorous and social. They are sorted into even-toed and odd-toed hoofed mammals. Even-toed hoofed mammals include pigs and their relatives, hippopotamuses, camels, llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, deer, giraffes, okapis, cows and their relatives, goats and their relatives, and antelope. Odd-toed hoofed mammals include horses, donkeys, zebras, tapirs, and rhinoceroses. Cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) do not have hooves but are actually the closest relatives of...
Asked in Animal Behavior
What is the advantage of hoofed mammals feeding in packs?
There is more protection and more watchful eyes in a large group especially for hoofed mammals who are on the dinner menu for many large predators. ...
Asked in Deserts, Herbivores
What are some animals that live in the desert and are herbivores?
Insects would top the list of plant eaters in the desert. Add to that tortoises, rabbits, hares, squirrels and other small mammals, hoofed mammals such as deer, sheep and antelope, javelinas and other wild pig- like mammals, some birds, etc. ...