degu

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degu

(ˈdeɪɡuː)
n
a small S American rodent
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The Little Critters Animal Barn is packed full of rabbits, guinea pigs, degus, mice and birds, while the outside animal zone is home to Troy the Tapir, llamas, ponies, donkeys, goats and monkeys.
Available for rabbits, rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, degus, ferrets and more.
These included 41 cats, 17 birds - including budgies, parakeets and cockatiels - 14 rabbits, 10 dogs, 10 hamsters, eight guinea pigs, five bearded dragons, five degus, five pigs, five ferrets, three snakes, two gerbils, a chinchilla and a goose.
The farm's degus, tortoises, chinchillas, terrapins, lizards, parrots, hamsters, rats, chicks and ducklings, tropical fish, snakes and insects will all soon enjoy their new surroundings.
As well as a barn owl and fox caged up in separate rooms, a racoon dog, rat, bearded dragon, African grey parrot, five snakes and eight degus were found at the property.
But for Phyllotis darwini and Octodon degus, when they fed with 4% TA diet, their RMR showed no significant differences during the acclimation (Bozinovic et al., 1997), similar results was found in Micortus ochorgaster (Meyer and Richardson, 1993).
The list of dead animals consisted of 10 snakes, eight rabbits, five hamsters, three hermit crabs, three tarantulas and two degus. Also found dead was a lizard, gerbil, rat, guinea pig and a cockatiel.
But on top of that they have also made room for five pigs, five rabbits, 17 dogs, 18 degus (small rodents), two chinchillas and a collared dove.
They also had a pair of degus, (which were extremely entertaining), pet rats (they make fabulous pets) and several beautiful bunnies, but my partner's childhood memories were of his guinea pigs, so I did manage to stay strong and choose those; and just those, as tempting as it was to re-home everything.
Lepez et al., "Within-host temporal fluctuations of Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units: The case of the wild reservoir rodent Octodon degus," Parasites & Vectors, vol.