Bamboo rat


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(Zool.) any Indian rodent of the genus Rhizomys.

See also: Rat

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The pet, which turned out to be a bamboo rat, was given away by the man.
Similarly, the bamboo rat snake (<em>Oreocryptophis porphyraceus</em>) has gained popularity.
The sequencing of the complete mitochondrial (mt) genome of the pet bamboo rat Rhizomys pruinosus, which had a problem in standing and walking in a Bamboo farm in Wenzhou, China was carried out, using its tibia.
A rare rodent species known as a "bamboo rat" that lives around the Inca ruins at Machu Picchu in Peru has resurfaced after a decade of absence and been photographed for the first time.
A rare rodent species known as a bamboo rat" that lives around the Inca ruins at Machu Picchu in Peru has resurfaced after a decade of absence and been photographed for the first time.
This analysis showed that although 9 MLMT haplotypes infected >1 bamboo rat within a sample site, only a single MLMT haplotype was shared among human patients within 1 sample site (Hezhou).
Imagine encountering several long-tail Macaques, a bamboo rat, and the tracks of a wild boar on the trail just before your breakfast of steamed rice with coconut milk, bull's eye (fried egg), fried anchovies and peanuts, sliced cucumber and milo.
As Panda searches for fresh bamboo shoots, he finds himself competing for food with a bamboo rat, a moon bear, a pack of wild dogs, and a troop of long-haired golden monkeys.
China's Wildlife Conservation Association made the public appeal last week after a report by China's state-run news channel CCTV said that restaurants in Jiangxi province are serving state-protected wild animals like rhesus monkeys, hog badgers, Chinese bamboo rats and wild geese.
Live wildlife in markets in Guangzhou, China, trade in masked palm civets, ferret badgers, barking deer, wild boars, hedgehogs, foxes, squirrels, bamboo rats, gerbils, various species of snakes, and endangered leopard cats, along with domestic dogs, cats, and rabbits (2).