cervid


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cervid

a member of the family Cervidae, deer, elk, reindeer, moose, wapiti, muntjacs and sikas.
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Contagious and deadly to members of the deer family known as cervids, this disease has been discovered in 25 U.
Among the restrictions now covered by regulation is the prohibition on importing into Pennsylvania any high-risk parts from deer, elk, moose, or other cervids harvested within states or Canadian provinces where CWD is present.
All isolates have been successfully transmitted into transgenic mice expressing wt cervid PrP and contain high titers of CWD prions (3).
In this material, about a third of the studied bodies were wrapped in large animal skins, mostly of cervid skins.
In cervids, maternal condition plays a determining role in prenatal growth (Putman 1988, Pelabon 1997), although other factors, such as age or food, also affect growth (Sterba & Klusak 1984, Ahrens & Liess 1988, Nahlik & Sandor 2000, Sandor 2005).
odocoilei, P andersoni) affect the central nervous system (CNS) and skeletal muscle fasciae of Nearctic cervids in North America including white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), black-tailed deer (O.
Almost every state that has CWD in wild cervids also has captive deer farms; he alleges.
This was presumably associated to the demise of small- to medium-sized herbivores and omnivores such as many suoid and cervid species (Fortelius et al.
Although the origins of CWD are not well understood, it is hypothesized that it arose after either spontaneous mutation of normal cervid PrP into [PrP.
Extraction of condensed tannins from cervid feed and feces and quantification using a radial diffusion assay.
Early testimonies such as those of Pedro Sancho de la Hoz (1938 [1534]) referring to cervid antlers and rawhide capachos are vital for reconstructing the traditional indigenous mining artefact assemblage as these artefacts have rarely been found in archaeological contexts: 'Mining is done with deer antlers and the ore and other material is taken from the mines in sacks sewn from leather or sheepskin' (Sancho de la Hoz 1938 [1534], in Petersen 2010: 41).
Found to the rear of the cave on a small vertical limestone niche, the engraved cervid which is probably a stylised reindeer is shown side-on and measures approximately 15 x 11cm.