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degu

a South American rodent of the family Octodontidae.
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Degus kept alone or without optimal foraging opportunity can develop behavioural problems including self mutilation where they will chew their fur out (known as barbering).
Uso del espacio de Octodon degus y oferta de recursos en Ocoa, Parque Nacional La Campana.
1 lA years of work in Fray Jorge in the 1970's, we had observed dramatic increases in numbers of some small mammals such as the degu (Octodon degus), and yet, rather constant numbers in other species such as the olivaceous field mouse (Abrothrix olivacea) and Darwin's leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis darwini).
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The influence of trap type on evaluating population structure of the semifossorial and social rodent Octodon degus.
Studies carried out in free-living degus confirmed that these rodents, as in rats and mice, undergo phenotypic changes in AQP2 expression to cope with environmental water availability (Bozinovic et al.
Budget Vets delivered rabbits, a family of four degus (Chilean rodents), and ducks to the school's farm in Evanstown, near Bridgend, on Friday morning before term ended.
Ganglionar nervous cells and telocytes in the pancreas of Octodon degus : Extra and intrapancreatic ganglionar cells and telocytes in the degus.
New information released show that the charity also dealt with 17 dumped degus (a small rodent), a seal pup in need of rehabilitation and rescued a sheep stuck in a bog in Gwynedd They are all among the 8,537 animals rescued by RSPCA Wales officers last year, which included 654 dogs, 2,714 cats, 380 rabbits, 343 hedgehogs, 219 chickens, 133 ferrets, 136 sheep, 151 reptiles and 26 goldfish, two Amazon parrots, three boa constrictors, seven peacocks, 136 jackdaws and three tarantulas.
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Mann (1978) refiere que Octodon degus constituia una parte significativa del regimen de los araucanos y en tiempos de escasez del de los conquistadores espanoles.