Giraffe giraffa camelopardalis
Giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis)

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Animals that walk or bear weight exclusively on the distal tips of digits (hooves).
Animals that belong to the former order Ungulata, now divided into orders Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla.
e.g. horse, deer, cattle and giraffe.
Cf. plantigrade, digitigrade