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short-tailed rough-haired South American rodent

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Eight cavy fetuses at different gestational ages obtained from Cemas--Center of Multiplication of Wild Animals, at the Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Arido (UFERS A), Mossoro-RN, Brazil were used.
Immunolocalization of the cytochrome P450 enzymes: c17, NADPH reductase and aromatase in the vaginal mucosa of the Spix's yellow-toothed cavy (Galea spixii) during the estrous cycle.
Although our results show that the reproductive activity of this cavy was not influenced by plant cover, Larrea plants comprise hygroscopic shrubs (Taylor, 1968) that are consumed by some mammal species to obtain performed water (Baxter and Hansson, 2001).
Sexual differentiation of the external genitalia in embryos and fetuses in the spix's yellow-toothed cavy (Galea spixii).
The most cited animals in this category were the three-banded armadillo, Spix's yellow-toothed cavy and rock cavy, which are commonly consumed as food by this community.
Beginning with the Indians, attired in all the regalia of their native dress, the parade followed with pioneer missionaries who had brought the gospel to the red man from earliest days; Hudson's Bay Company factors and traders with their Red River carts; the whiskey traders and smugglers; veterans of the original North-West Mounted Police, who came to Alberta in 1874; and the pioneer cowmen, ranch owners, chuckwagons, roundup cooks and their cavy or loose band of saddle horses.
The rabbit and cavy show begins at 9, the dairy cattle show at 9:30, and the poultry show at 10.
of abrangente Order Vernacular Nome citations Use1 Didelphimorphia Skunk 02 4 Racoon 19 2, 4 Opossum 09 1, 2, 4 Opossum 05 2, 4 Rodentia Central American 04 2, 4 abouti Cavy 18 2 Rock cavy 08 2, 4 Xenartra Sex-banded 52 2, 4 armadillo Anteater 07 2, 4 (true) Armadillo 43 2, 4 Primates Monkey 04 4 Total = 58 Total = 514 Key.
Ten road killed animals were also analyzed (Ring-Tailed Coati Nasua nasua n = 02; skunk Didelphis albiventris n = 1; hedgehog Sphigurrus spinosus n = 01; hand-skinned Procyon cancrivoros n =01; restless cavy Cavia aperea n = 1; ferrets Gallictis vittata n = 2, and dog-pity-bush Cerdocyon thous n = 2), being a total of 19 samples collected.
The guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), also called cavy (in the native tongue, cuy), is a small rodent native to the Andean region of South America.
The domestic guinea pig, or cavy (Cavia porcellus), is descended from the wild cavy of South America (Clutton-Brock, 1999).
The guinea pig is more accurately called a cavy, Cavia porcellus, and belongs to the suborder Hystricomorphic, or porcupine-like rodents.
Peter Gurney, cavy fancier' Born March 9, 1938, died July 2, 2006
With his manhood on the line in front of all his mates, young Cavy had to give it everything he had--but he managed to prevail.