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paca

[′päk·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several rodents of the genus Cuniculus, especially C. paca, with a white-spotted brown coat, found in South and Central America.
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paca is vulnerable to the processes associated with forest fragmentation in the Lacandona rainforest in the state of Chiapas, Mexico and that this species is threatened owing to its habitat specialization (Rodriguez 1994).
In Mexico, pacas typically occur in tropical evergreen and tropical subdeciduous forests, although they have been reported from pine-oak (Pinus-Quercus) forests and cloud forests (Aranda, 2000; Botello et al.
In 2004-05, the percentage of all Paca students who achieved reading proficiency on the Maryland School Assessment had jumped to 63 from 31.
PACA, I daresay, will not be forgotten in a hurry for remembering African art this special way at this point in the century.
Quien y como logra desenmascarar a La Paca y poner al descubierto sus maquinaciones?
In the early 1980's, Congress reexamined PACA in response to a sharp increase in defaults among produce buyers and decided to provide greater protection to produce sellers who often could not evaluate their buyer's creditworthiness prior to the sale.
By spelling out the responsibilities of all parties, the PACA enables the product to be marketed promptly while still protecting buyers' and sellers' rights in the event that a contract dispute occurs.
The initial drill program will consist of approximately 4,000m of surface and underground diamond drilling at Pulacayo (2100m) and Paca (1900m).
The present consultation, launched by the rrt paca, concerns the award of a contract for the cleaning of the stations, stops, premises, offices and railcars of the rrt paca.
According to the Directorate General of Meteorology at PACA, Wilayat Ibri recorded the maximum amount of rain.