dassie


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Synonyms for dassie

any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes

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We genetically characterized the causative pathogen of meerkat TB as a novel MTC strain that has several genetic features typical of the dassie bacillus and M.
mungi and the Dassie Bacillus, which infect African mongooses and hyraxes, respectively (11,12).
Londt' (NMSA); 2$ 'South Africa / Grahamstown / Dassie Krantz / 1.
It is the control of clouds by a lizard or bird, the control of a /Xam sorcerer over 'his' or 'her' game animals, or the ability of an elderly Damara woman to pole-axe a dassie with her pointing finger.
Parkington observes of some of the narratives that they are "clearly not simple creation stories because a wide range of animals (porcupine, dassie, blue crane, baboon, meerkat, springbok) already exist and participate in these early events.
tuberculosis complex phylogenetic tree exist, the dassie and oryx bacilli, causative agents of tuberculosis in the animal species after which they are named.
Having secured the splendid Springbok piece with Farloe Chinook last month, they were back for the Cearns Memorial Trophy on Saturday, and sprang a 14-1 upset with Farloe Zorro who, like their champion novice hurdler, came via Dassie Loughery's Limavady range in Co.
tuberculosis complex member-specific sequence single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) (6), identified the position of the organism as being situated between dassie bacillus and M.
The life-span of mammals: estimates for the dassie (Procavia capensis).
a whale plunges back into the waters off the coast of South Africa; Bars and restaurants lining the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in trendy Cape Town; gRock dassie & Hermanus's colourful houses; Radisson Waterfront; Impressive rainbow over the Victoria Falls; Rovos Rail's Pride of Africa stea'ms out of town
Ana Paula Dassie Leite (1), Luciana Branco Carnevale (1), Heloiza Lima da Rocha (1), Caroline Amalia Pereira (1), Luiz de Lacerda Filho (2)
Young visitors sunbathe on the rocks, others seek out the flora, fauna and wildlife - I see lizards, but there are also guinea-piglike African |inhabit creatures called rock rabbits, or dassies, and nearly 1,500 species of fynbos (natural vegetation), including proteas, ericas and reeds.
Young visitors sunbathe on the rocks, others seek out the flora, fauna and wildlife - I see lizards, but there are also guinea-piglike creatures called African |inhabit rock rabbits, or dassies, and nearly 1,500 species of fynbos (natural vegetation), including proteas, ericas and reeds.