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- The base that a deer's antlers grow from is very similar to an ossicone. Ossicones are similar to the horns of antelopes and cattle, except that they...
- Pliocene of Eurasia and Africa. Samotherium had two ossicones on its head, and long legs. The ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards...
- long necks and long legs. Ossicones are present on both males and females in the giraffe, whereas only males possess ossicones in the okapi. Giraffids share...
- 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...
- 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 Giraffa phenotype to be born with five ossicones. Two of these are the larger and...
- of large, leaf-shaped ossicones with a width of 35 centimetres (14 in), while the female had a set of slender, horn-like ossicones. The taxonomic status...
- Moschidae) have one of four types of cranial appendages: horns, antlers, ossicones, or pronghorns. True horns have a bone core that is covered in a permanent...
- ****stan. Species of Injanatherium had at least two pairs of long, wing-like ossicones that emanated laterally above the orbits. I. hazimi is the type species...
- species. Sivatherium had a wide, antler-like pair of ossicones on its head, and a second pair of ossicones above its eyes. Its shoulders were very powerful...