Okapi couple at zoo in Frankfurt am Main. The okapi are a very rare species of ruminant related to Giraffes. They have similar headgear, bone projects…Read More »
covered in skin and hair, called ossicones. Less «
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Bubikon cow market
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Cow Market in Bubikon, Switzerland. A cow's headgear are true horns, made of keratin (same proteins as skin and nails) and covered with skin.
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Mule deer missing antler
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A mule deer missing an antler. Deer loose their antlers each year and re-grow new ones from stem cells in the base of the antler.
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An aubrac cow
Credit: Wikimedia Commons user Jean-Luc Bailleul
An aubrac cow. A cow's headgear are true horns, made of keratin (same proteins as skin and nails) and covered with skin.
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Credit: Wikimedia Commons user Dr. Zeynel Cebeci
Does of a crossbred goat (75 percent German fawn goat and 25 percent Turkish native hair goat) reared in the Small Ruminants Research Station at the Çukurova…Read More »
University. Goats have horns similar to those of cows and antelope. Less «
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Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.