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Family Giraffidae Gray 1821 (giraffe)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Pecora according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Antilocapridae, Bovidae, Camelopardalidae, Cervidae, Cervoidea, Gelocidae, Indomeryx, Leptomerycidae, Moschidae

Subtaxa: Birgerbohlinia, Bohlinia, Decennatherium, Giraffinae, Giraffini, Honanotherium, Libytherium, Macedonitherium, Okapini, Palaeogiraffa, Palaeotraginae, Progiraffa, Propalaeomeryx, Sivatheriinae, Umbrotherium, Vishnutherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling browser