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Odd-toed ungulates
Temporal range: Late Palaeocene - Recent
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Rhinoceros
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Perissodactyla

Owen, 1848


Rhinocerotidae
Brontotheriidae (extinct)
Chalicotheriidae (extinct)
Hyracodontidae (extinct)
Palaeotheriidae (extinct)
Amynodontidae (extinct)

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Odd-toed ungulates are the Perissodactyla, an order of mammals.

Odd-toed ungulates have an uneven number of toes: Horses have only one toe, rhinoceros have three toes, and tapirs have four toes on the front feet and three toes on the hind feet.

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