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.
En el orden de los roedores, tambien se encuentran la vizcacha (Lagostomus maximus) y el tuco-tuco (Ctenomys sp.
Ctenomys pearsoni is not the only tuco-tuco species on both sides of the Uruguay River: populations of C.
La fauna autoctona esta constituida por mamiferos entre los que se encuentran roedores como la chinchilla (Chinchilla brevicaudata), la vizcacha de la puna (Lagidium viscacia), el tuco-tuco (Ctenomys sp.
Ancient DNA evidence of prolonged population persistence with negligible genetic diversity in an endemic Tuco-Tuco (Ctenomys sociabilis).
The typical small inhabitants of the swamps are the little water opossum (Lutreolina crassicaudata), the tuco-tuco (Ctenomys pearsoni), water rat (Scapteromys tumidus) and marsh rats (Holochilus magnus and H.
Lacey tested this proposition in two neighboring tuco-tuco species in Argentina.
The tuco-tuco (TOO-koe TOO-koe) is about the size of a guinea pig.
In addition, we recorded the occurrence of all tuco-tuco vocalizations heard during each hourly scan.