The humerus resembles that of a Carnivore rather than that of an Ungulate.
But this suggestion of an Ungulate affinity can hardly be accepted.
Their structure proclaims these two divisions to be of ancient descent, and not to be modern twigs of the Ungulate stem.
An Ungulate is essentially a running animal, and has no need of a grasping finger.
The existence of the three horns covered with unaltered skin is the main characteristic of this Ungulate.
No one will deny that the Hipparion is intermediate between the existing horse and certain other ungulate forms.
They are described as combining the head and claws of a bear with the teeth of a rodent and the general characters of an ungulate.
Quadrupeds he was the first to divide into ungulate and unguiculate, hoofed and clawed, having himself invented the Latin words.
They are both femura, one probably that of an ungulate; the other of a carnivore.
This species is the most conspicuous (and possibly the most abundant) ungulate in Harding County.