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- ossicones are horn -like (or antler -like) protuberances on the heads of giraffe s, male okapi s, and their extinct relatives, such as
- its chief distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicone s, and its distinctive coat patterns
- c. afric**** had ossicones resembling tall thorn-covered plant stems, while the ossicones of c. gentryi resembled thorny crescent s.
- the ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards, with males having larger, more curved ossicones, though, in the chinese
- p. primaevus is distinguished from p. germaini by the lack of ossicone s. it was also the smaller species, being a little under 2 , m ,
- unlike these, however, prolibytherium had a set of large, leaf -shaped ossicone s with a width of 35 cm (1 ft 2 in). these were probably
- height with a weight up to 500 kg it had a wide, antler -like pair of ossicone s on its head, and a second pair of ossicones above its eye s.
- another distinguishing feature of rothschild's giraffe, although harder to spot, is the number of ossicones on the head. with five ossicones.
- share a number of common features, including long, dark-coloured tongues, lobed canine teeth, and horns covered in skin, called 'ossicone s'.
- male okapis have short, skin-covered horns called ossicone s. their large ears help them detect their predator, the leopard .