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bur·row

(ber'ō),
1. A subcutaneous tunnel or tract made by a parasite (for example, scabies mite).
2. A sinus or fistula.
3. (Rare) To undermine or create a tunnel or tract through or beneath various tissue planes.

burrow

(bur'ro)
A tunnel made in or under the skin (e.g., by an insect or a parasite).
See: cutaneous larva migrans; scabies
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novemcinctus burrows in other habitats where other burrowing animals (such as other species of armadillos) may occur (Guyer and Hermann 1997).
By the following spring, burrowing animals had already begun to recolonize the area.
Dr Robinson added: ``The sea-bed of the southern Irish Sea has a wide range of col ourful and intriguing wildlife - from algae-dominated rocky reefs to deep muddy areas, home to many burrowing animals.
Angry flood victims last night hit out as a Government agency blamed burrowing animals for contributing to the floods that have left the North with a clean-up bill estimated at well over pounds 60m.
The fickle forces that be have decided to introduce rodent rules about burrowing animals.
Rickman said it seemed odd that animals like the gopher and salamander should be included as examples of burrowing animals.
It is, however, recognised that other burrowing animals such as rabbits and badgers pose a far greater threat as they are not constrained to suitable stretches of nearby water.
It is not particularly encouraging that part of the reason for millions of pounds worth of destruction and personal misery appears to be the activities of burrowing animals ( rabbits, moles and badgers ( in flood defence walls.
Hagadorn conjectures that the Wisconsin jellyfish impressions probably remained intact because at the time, there weren't many scavengers or burrowing animals.
The fickle forces-that-be have decided to introduce rodent rules about burrowing animals.