aperea

NOUN
  1. South American cavy; possibly ancestral to the domestic guinea pig
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  • Behold the domesticated guinea pig (Cavia aperea f. porcellus ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • Cavia aperea went locally extinct, and three other rodent species declined significantly: the South American giant rat Mongabay.com News
  • Other mammals in the area are the vizcachas (Lagostomus maximus), the cuis pampeano (Cavia aperea), the nutria (Myocastur coypus), and the opossum (Didelphis albiventris). Semi-arid Pampas
  • C. aperea is a widely used item of food in rural Brazil and other parts of South America. 15 Agouti
  • Three species of wild cavies (Cavia aperea, C. fulgida, and C. tschudii), close relatives of the guinea pig, are native to South America and are declining drastically. 15 Agouti
  • In the cerrado -- a tropical region of grasslands and dry forest -- Emmons watched as the Brazilian guinea pig Cavia aperea went locally extinct, and three other rodent species declined significantly: the South American giant rat Kunsia tomentosa, the Paraguayan Bolo mouse Necromys lenguarum, and the Huanchaca mouse Juscelinomys huanchacae. Rainforest Portal RSS Newsfeed
  • In guinea pigs (Cavia aperea f. porcellus) mothers wean larger litters later than small ones, but it is unknown whether this difference depends on processes induced during pregnancy or is influenced post-natally by the number of pups present. BioMed Central - Latest articles
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