Ungulates Species in Odyssey Earth | World Anvil


Ungulates are a diverse group of mammals characterized by hooves. This includes familiar animals like horses, deer, and cattle. Ungulates are further classified into two main types: odd-toed ungulates, such as horses and rhinoceroses, and even-toed ungulates, which encompass species like deer, cattle, and pigs. Their hooves are adapted for various lifestyles, from swift runners to agile climbers. Ungulates are found in a range of habitats globally and play crucial roles in ecosystems as herbivores and prey animals.