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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.
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
He responds to this new awareness with appreciation, begins looking at his surroundings more attentively, and sees small movements everywhere: dassies (rock-rabbits), grondeekhorinkies (ground squirrels), blouapies (vervet monkeys) and aquatic birds (p.
Hy noem dan voorbeelde van visse soos kabeljou en snoek, voels soos fisante en vinke, soogdiere soos jakkalse, dassies en seekoeie, plante soos preie en borne soos sipresse en boekenhout (Scholtz, 1974:16-21).
and you'll love the rock dassies, little hamster-like creatures that scurry around among the rocks.
Die hoe berge is 'n tuiste vir die klipbokke, die rotse is 'n skuilplek vir die dassies.
Because of the high density of orchids we didn't see many flies visiting the flowers, but on the nearby dassie carcass we caught a lot of flies carrying orchid pollen, providing ample 'smoking gun' evidence of how common this interaction was.
Substituting "morn," "mum," "pap" or "pop" for "dad" in the limerick, if such could be done, would mandate the complete revision of its first and fifth lines, which if nothing else would obviate the dassie question.