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Animals | Wild Animals | Hoofed Mammals

Hoofed animals are generally herbivorious and very diverse. Learn about antelopes, cattle, deer, pigs and sheep.


In this guide to the Okapi, you'll learn cool facts about its habitat, unique behaviors and it's converstation status.

What's the difference: donkey or mule?

 What's the difference: donkey or mule?

Donkeys and mules are confused for each other often. Turns out they are both very different from each other. Prove your knowledge at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do rhinos really stomp out fires?

 Do rhinos really stomp out fires?

Can rhinoceros double as firefighters? Find out if rhinos can stomp out fires. See more »

Running of the Bulls

 Running of the Bulls

The running of the bulls is a controversial topic. Learn more about the Running of the Bulls at HowStuffWorks. See more »


The Chamois is Chamois is a goatlike animal. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Mountain Goat

Mountain Goats have impeccable climbing skills. Learn more cool facts at HowStuffWorks. See more »


Yak population is quickly declining. Find out why and what you can do at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Asian Wild Ass

The Asian wild ass is also called the onager, is endangered because of overhunting. Find out what out what you can do to help at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Kirk's Dikdik

Kirk's Dikdiks mark their territory with dung, urine and other secretions. Learn more about Kirk's Dikdiks at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Southern Pudu

With southern Pudus, males are easily distinguished from females by their short straight antlers. Get more facts at HowStuffWorks. See more »


The Wapiti is also known as an elk, is one of the largest mammals found in North America. Get more facts! See more »