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Re: News Flash: Ungulates and Dinosaurs Together 80 million Years Ago (fwd)

In a message dated 96-06-01 19:10:01 EDT, bettyc@flyinggoat.com (Betty
Cunningham) writes:

>   ok, but-um- I seem to remember a NOVA special on genetics that
>discussed how the cow's stomach (what makes a cow an ungulate) 

Oops!  That's what makes a cow a _ruminant_.  A cow's hooves make it
an ungulate.  Cows and other artiodactyls, horses, rhinos, elephants,
and even hyraxes, aardvarks, manatees, and whales are all ungulates.

>-Betty Cunningham

Nick Pharris
Olympia, WA