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see hyraxhyrax
, name for rabbit-sized mammals of Africa and SW Asia comprising the family Procavidae. Although rodentlike in appearance, hyraxes are hoofed mammals, or ungulates (see Chordata), most closely related to elephants and sea cows.
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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.
orygis and the dassie bacillus, which have been isolated from animals mainly originating from this continent and the Middle East (2,4,5).
africanum subtype I and the dassie bacillus share a unique common progenitor (2); our study confirms the shared SNP [Rv1510.
Three markers were evaluated to definitively exclude the organism from being dassie bacillus: N-[RD25.
Our examination also included dassie bacillus, which had not been previously analyzed.
MIRU 02 2 2 2 VNTR 0424/Mtub04 4 (a) 2 (a) 2 (a) VNTR 0577/ETR-C 5 (a) 5 (a) 3 (a) MIRU 04/ETR-D 3 4 (a) 2 (a) MIRU 40 2 (a) 2 (a) 1 MIRU 10 6 (a) 2 (a) 3 (a) MIRU 16 2 (a) 4 (a) 2 (a) VNTR 1955/Mtub21 3 3 2 (a) MIRU 20 2 2 2 VNTR 2163b/QUB11b 4 (a) 4 (a) 5 (a) VNTR 2165/ETR-A 5 (a) 4 (a) 4 (a) VNTR 2347/Mtub29 3 (a) 3 (a) 3 (a) VNTR 2401/Mtub30 4 4 2 (a) VNTR 2461/ETR-B 3 (a) 3 (a) 3 (a) MIRU 23 4 4 6 (a) MIRU 24 2 1 (a) 1 (a) MIRU 26 4 3 (a) 3 (a) MIRU 27 3 3 3 VNTR 3171/Mtub34 2 (a) 3 3 MIRU 31/ETR-E 5 (a) 3 (a) 3 (a) VNTR 3690/Mtub39 1 (a) 2 5 (a) VNTR 4052/QUB26 3 (a) 5 (a) 5 (a) VNTR 4156/QUB4156 3 (a) 1 (a) 3 (a) MIRU 39 2 2 2 * MIRU, mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit; VNTR, variable number tandem repeats; DB, Dassie bacillus; M.
Tourists armed with binoculars line the cliffs, where you'll also see curious hairy creatures called rock dassies which look just like hamsters on steroids.
Browsing antelope are likely to have been snared, along with ground game such as dassies and hares.
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.
Die hoe berge is 'n tuiste vir die klipbokke, die rotse is 'n skuilplek vir die dassies.
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.