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1) bison. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bison have short horns and humped, heavily mantled shoulders that slope downward to the hindquarters. The European bison, or wisent, Bison bonasus, has a less luxuriant...

2) gnu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...African antelope, genus Connochaetes. Its heavy head and humped shoulders resemble those of a buffalo, while the compact hindquarters are like those of a horse. The...

3) yak. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bos grunniens, of the Tibet region of China and adjacent areas. It is oxlike in build, with short, thick legs, humped shoulders, large upcurved horns, and a thick...

4) hartebeest. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...African antelope of the genus Alcelaphus. The hartebeest resembles a horse with horns. It has a very long face and a small hump between the shoulders; its coat is...

5) wrestling. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The object is to secure a fall, i.e., cause the opponent to lose balance and fall to the floor, and ultimately to pin the supine opponent's shoulders to the floor,...

6) basenji. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Africa and the courts of the Egyptian pharaohs. It stands about 17 in. (43.2 cm) high at the shoulders and weighs about 23 lb (10.4 kg). Its short, silky coat may...

7) Brahman cattle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Brahman cattle, breed of beef cattle developed in the S United States in the early 1900s by combining several breeds or strains of zebu cattle of India. Brahman cattle...

8) ephod. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The vestment was held in at the waist by a twined linen girdle of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet; on the ephod was the breastplate with the Urim and Thummim, hung...

9) quagga. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Its coat was sandy brown and its legs and tail whitish; only its head, neck, and shoulders were dark-striped. Living in herds and competing with domestic sheep for...

10) Atlas, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, a Titan; son of Iapetus and Clymene and the brother of Prometheus. When the Titans were defeated, Atlas was condemned to hold the sky on his shoulders...

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