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.
Lacey tested this proposition in two neighboring tuco-tuco species in Argentina.
In mustachioed rodents called tuco-tucos, nature has set up a tidy test for the effect of social life on the immune system.
The tuco-tuco (TOO-koe TOO-koe) is about the size of a guinea pig.