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Zebra Stripes

Tim Caro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Zebras are infamous for their contrasting black and white stripes and their unique striping pattern among mammals has been discussed since Wallace and Darwin. Many very different ideas have been ... More


Equidae

W. Henry Gilbert and Raymond L. Bernor

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Daka Member presents a large sample of equids. This chapter discusses fossil records of Equidae, represented by the hipparionine genus Eurygnathohippus and Equus in the Daka Member. The two taxa ... More


Equidae

Raymond L. Bernor, Miranda J. Armour-Chelu, Henry Gilbert, Thomas M. Kaiser, and Ellen Schulz

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0035
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Representatives of the Equidae in Africa are known from localities of late Miocene to Recent age, approximately 10.5 Ma to the present. Three-toed equids of the tribe Hipparionini first occur in the ... More


Miocene Land Mammals and Stratigraphy of Japan

Yukimitsu Tomida, Hideo Nakaya, Haruo Saegusa, Kazunori Miyata, and Akira Fukuchi

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter characterizes the Miocene land mammals and stratigraphy of Japan. It compiles all the Miocene terrestrial mammals in Japan biostratigraphically and biochronologically with correlations ... More


Nomads of the Gobi

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes the author's studies in Mongolia. His primary focus is on a different species, the kulan. Fleet but stout, tawny with powerful legs and beige rumps, kulans have short, erect ... More


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