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paca

a large, plump rodent, brown in color, with three to five lines of white spots down the sides of the body. Called also sooty paca, spotted cavy, Cuniculus paca (formerly Coelogenys spp.).

sooty paca
see paca (above).
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First report of Echinococcus vogeli in a paca in Misiones Province, Argentina [in Spanish].
In Mexico, pacas typically occur in tropical evergreen and tropical subdeciduous forests, although they have been reported from pine-oak (Pinus-Quercus) forests and cloud forests (Aranda, 2000; Botello et al.
Paca Mobile Center provides phones to its members who can access in Marseille, France, over 1,100 mobile handsets for testing purposes (applications, devices etc.
In fact, Paca's newfound academic success has made Minter concerned that parents from the other elementary schools in her community--none of which have come off the Needs Improvement list--will start swamping Paca with transfer requests.
PACA, I daresay, will not be forgotten in a hurry for remembering African art this special way at this point in the century.
But it was also decided to include unrealised projects, among them the design for Birmingham's Victoria Square which PACA thought it had commissioned for the city from Paris-based artist Martha Pan, only for it to succumb to internal council politics.
AFFI also encouraged the agency to revise proposed changes to the license fee structure under PACA.
The sale marked "a significant coming of age" for Paca Paca Farm, said Sweeney, who collected Y219m (pounds 1,079,960) for five horses sold.
The safety tips list sent out by PACA asked people to close windows tightly and install an air cleaning device in their homes.
Joel Canapa, who came to Tunisia to provide donations to the Kasserine and Thala hospitals, expressed PACA region's will to further strengthen decentralised co-operation relations with the governorates of Tunis and Kasserine by means of stepping up training and exchange of experiences in the social field.
Now the proprietor of the 90-acre Paca Paca Farm in the lush green hills of Niikappu on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, Sweeney watched four of the five foals he brought to the JRHA sale bring an average price of 56.
Settlement Implies No Agreement With PACA Claims; Action Taken To Save