Tuan


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Tuan

 

(Phascogale tapoatafa), also pouched mouse, a mammal of the family Dasyuridae. The body measures 16–22 cm in length, and the tail is 16–23 cm long. The coloration is grayish above and white below; the tail has a brush of long black hairs. The tuan occurs in Australia. It is an agile tree climber and lives in hollow trees and holes in the ground. Its diet consists of small vertebrates and insects. A litter of three to nine young is produced annually.

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Tuan finished his statement with an appeal to reason to those who might be discouraged by the loss of their preferred DPP nominee.
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In its first appearance in Lord Jim the phrase "They called him Tuan Jim" may not appear to carry the accusative charge of betrayal.
Only Tuan Farsan made 19 with 4 fours bowled by Basharat Ahmed and Faisal Sinda got 18 with 1 six and 1 four bowled by Abdul Fattah Obaid.
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Tuan and Anh fled on to the roof and into the street but were arrested, Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard.
Market observers pointed out that the Hon Hai-Sharp tie-up on supplying larger LCD TVs proves a big success, which perhaps motivated Tuan's above comment at a renaming event held earlier.
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