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(Encyclopedia) pronghorn or prongbuck, hoofed herbivorous mammal, Antilocapra americana, of the W United States and N Mexico. Although it is often called the American, or prong-horned, antelope, the?

Manship, Paul Howard

(Encyclopedia) Manship, Paul Howard, 1885?1966, American sculptor, b. St. Paul, Minn., studied at St. Paul Institute of Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the American Academy at Rome.?


(Encyclopedia) horn, in zoology, one of a pair of structures projecting from the head of a hoofed animal, used chiefly as a weapon. In cattle, sheep, Old World antelopes, and related animals the?

Wind Cave National Park

(Encyclopedia) Wind Cave National Park, 28,295 acres (11,459 hectares), in the Black Hills, SW S.Dak.; est. 1903. Wind Cave, discovered in 1881, was named for the strong air currents that blow?

protective coloration

(Encyclopedia) protective coloration, coloration or color pattern of an animal that affords it protection from observation either by its predators or by its prey. The most widespread form of?


(Encyclopedia) antelope, name applied to any of a large number of hoofed, ruminant mammals of the cattle family (Bovidae), which also includes the bison, buffalo, sheep, and goats. Found in Africa?


(Encyclopedia) Nebraska n?br?sk?, Great Plains state of the central United States. It is bordered by Iowa and Missouri, across the Missouri River (E), Kansas (S), Colorado (SW), Wyoming (NW), and?

Speed of Animals

Most of the following measurements are for maximum speeds over approximate quarter-mile distances. Exceptions?which are included to give a wide range of animals?are the lion and elephant,?