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Order Cetacea
Suborder Mysticeti
Suborder Odontoceti
Suborder Mysticeti
baleen whales
no teeth
symmetrical skull
filter feeding
Suborder Odontoceti
toothed whales
homodont dentition
asymmetrical skull
feed on fish and squid
Family Delphinidae
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus
Subungulates
grouped together by limb structure, foot and nails
Ungulates
grouped together by limb structure and unguligade and nails
Order Sirenia
Family Trichechidae
Family Trichechidae
manatees
Trichechus manatus
West Indian Manatee
Order Perissodactyla
Family Equidae
Family Equidae
horses
Equus caballus
Domestic horse
Order Artiodactyla
even-toed ungulates
paraxonic limb structure
limb supported by digits #3 and #4
Family Suridae
pigs
Sus scrofa
pig
Family Tayassuidae
Peccaries
Tayassu tajacu
collared peccary
Family Cervidae
deer
Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed deer
Family Bovidae
Cattle, antelope, sheep, goats
Bos sp.
domestic cattle
Bos taurus
humpless cable
Bos incus
humped cattle
Capra hircus
domestic goat
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