Cavia


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Noun1.Cavia - type genus of the Caviidae: guinea pigsCavia - type genus of the Caviidae: guinea pigs
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Caviidae, family Caviidae - a family of Hystricomorpha
cavy - short-tailed rough-haired South American rodent
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The company was founded in April 2012 by David Vetrano, Mikel Carmenes Cavia, and Khaled Naim at Stanford University and is currently based in San Francisco with ten employees.
SELLNICK (named after the person who first discovered it) or rat mange is a condition caused by a burrowing skin mite called trixacarus cavia that affects guinea pigs.
This article won him the Mariano de Cavia Prize, awarded by the Madrilenian daily news ABC in October 1996.
However peccaries do not have relatively permanent nest sites, and Buckland & Sadler (1989), after examining the profiles of different animal hosts, have suggested Cavia porcellus L.
Under current classification schemes, a fellow caviomorph with the nutria is the guinea pig, Cavia porcellus.
The hotel has created an afternoon tea, inspired by Royal Family favourites such eggs Drumkilbo and cavia sandwiches (loved by th Queen Mum) and banana and toffee tartlet (a fave of Wills)