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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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The paca is the largest rodent in Mexican tropical forests, and is one of the most used as a subsistence species because of its meat.
Differences in recently published range maps of pacas likely are due to scarcity of records in this region.
We stood around the fire for hours after dinner, sipping rum and picking at the bones of the paca.
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.
The PACA trust applies only to perishable agricultural commodities.
The act requires that virtually any company or person who trades in fresh and frozen produce sales of $230,000 or more in a calendar year must hold a PACA license.
4 millimetres (mm) of rainfall, as tweeted by PACA at 6pm.
The PACA report pointed out that analysis of different weather charts indicate that it will intensify to deep depression and likely to move northwestwards.
If the buyer of perishable agricultural commodities files bankruptcy, eligible unpaid sellers and suppliers are entitled to full payment of their PACA trust claims ahead of the claims of the secured and unsecured creditors.
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