Ossicones

Some articles on ossicones:

Climacoceras
... The animals measured about 1.5 m in height and had large ossicones resembling antlers ... africanus had ossicones resembling tall thorn-covered plant stems, while the ossicones of C ...
Cameleopard - Appearance and Anatomy - Skull and Ossicones
... Both sexes have prominent horn-like structures called ossicones, which are formed from ossified cartilage, covered in skin and fused to the skull at ... Being vascularized, the ossicones may have a role in thermoregulation ... Ossicones are also used in combat between males ...
Rothschild Giraffe
... of Rothschild's giraffe, although harder to spot, is the number of ossicones on the head ... This is the only subspecies to be born with five ossicones ... Two of these are the larger and more obvious ossicones at the top of the head, which are common to all giraffe ...
Samotherium
... Samotherium had two ossicones on its head, and long legs ... The ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards, with males having larger, more curved ossicones, though, in the Chinese species, S ... sinense, the straight ossicones point laterally, not upwards ...