tuco-tuco

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tuco-tuco

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In South America, a burrowing rodent, the tuco-tuco, or Ctenomys, is even more subterranean in its habits than the mole; and I was assured by a Spaniard, who had often caught them, that they were frequently blind; one which I kept alive was certainly in this condition, the cause, as appeared on dissection, having been inflammation of the nictitating membrane.
Mounting a specific immune response increases energy expenditure of the subterranean rodent Ctenomys talarum (tuco-tuco): implications for intraspecific and interspecific variation in immunological traits.
Elements Chaco itself may include: the lonely pig Catagonus wagneri the corechi Tolypeutes matacus , blind or coserverE[bar] pichi Chlamyphorus = Calyptophractus retusus , armadillo Chaetophractus villosus , the hare of salt Dolichotis salinicola and cujuchi connoveri Ctenomys .
Comparative chromosomal analysis and phylogeny in four Ctenomys species (Rodentia, Octodontidae).
Habitat shift after experimental removal of the bigger species in sympatric Ctenomys talarum (Rodentia: Octodontidae).