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Meaning of ossicone from wikipedia

- not to be confused with ossicles. ossicones are horn-like (or antler-like) protuberances on the heads of giraffes, male okapis, and their extinct
- distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones, and its distinctive coat patterns. it is cl****ified under the family
- and had large ossicones resembling antlers. c. afric**** had ossicones resembling tall thorn-covered plant stems, while the ossicones of c. gentryi resembled
- harder to spot, is the number of ossicones on the head. this is the only subspecies to be born with five ossicones. two of these are the larger and more
- pliocene of eurasia and africa. samotherium had two ossicones on its head, and long legs. the ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards
- moschidae) have one of four types of cranial appendages: horns, antlers, ossicones, and pronghorns. true horns have a bone core that is covered in a permanent
- however, was the presence of multiple blunt 'horns', perhaps similar to the ossicones of modern giraffes, and the presence of large, sabre-like canine teeth
- lack of ossicones. it was also the smaller species, being a little under 2 m (6 ft 7 in) at the shoulders. p. germaini had a pair of ossicones, and in