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dassie:

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 know that we have a good horse, and hope he can show it when the moment calls," said Dassie whose three-year-old, the intended mount of Jamie Spencer, is due to arrive at his temporary Newmarket base today.
Dassie and his assistant Lucas Gaitan were in Newmarket last month to check out the area for their hope, who is a 50-1 chance with most bookmakers and is to be stabled at Jane Chapple-Hyam's yard at Abington Place.
Some of the species--Cape hares, jackals, and dassies --are practically free while the antelope species carry very reasonable trophy fees.
Dassie JP, Hernandez LI, Thomas GS, Long ME, Rockey WM, Howell CA, et al.
bovis BCG (8) but not between these strains and the dassie bacillus or M.
Dassie, Veronique, 2010, Objets d'affection, une ethnologie de l'intime.
The Annual Reports of the Port Elizabeth Museum for the years 1946-1950, state that Brian donated a collection of birds' nests and eggs in 1946 (7), birds' eggs in 1947 (8) and a Black-tailed Dassie in 1950 (9).
Dassie JP, Liu X-Y, Thomas GS, Whitaker RM, Thiel KW, Stockdale KR, et al.
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.
Mimbi, Pimbi, and Timbi are the three dassie sisters who set off from the Namib Desert toward the mountains to make a new life, now that they are all grown up.
Dassie Rat Pettromys typicus and Namaqua Rock Mouse Aethomys namaquensis, Skinner & Smithers 1990), large and complex stick nests (e.
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.