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Artiodactyls are a diverse order of mammals characterized by having an even number of toes (typically two or four) on each foot. This group includes some of the most recognizable herbivorous animals, such as deer, cattle, pigs, giraffes, and hippos.


Hippopotamus: Hippos are another example of artiodactyls. Despite their somewhat aquatic lifestyle, they belong to this group due to their even-toed feet and are known for their formidable size and strength.

Fun Fact

Artiodactyls, a group of mammals, are known for their unique even-toed ungulate characteristics, including an even number of toes on their feet. They include some of the world’s largest and most well-known animals.