Dolichotis


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Noun1.Dolichotis - maras
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Caviidae, family Caviidae - a family of Hystricomorpha
Dolichotis patagonum, mara - hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina
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Otherwise, species with biological and morphological attributes to detect predators and exploit open habitats, such as Eligmodontia typus and Dolichotis patagonum, are more frequent in the surrounding grazed areas (Kufner & Chambouleyron 1991; Tabeni et al.
In the literature, there is no information on the progesterone changes during the pregnancy of Dasyprocta sp., compared to other hystricomorph, such as Myoprocta pratti, Cavia porcellus, Galea musteloides, Dolichotis patagonum, Myocastor coypus, Erethizon dorsatum, Hystrix africaeaustralis, and Cuniculus paca (Rowlands, Tam, & Kleiman, 1970; Challis, Heap, & Illingworth, 1971; Tam, 1973; Louis, Somes, Pryor, & Blankenship, 1986; Van Aarde & Potgieter, 1986; Jakubicka, Barta, Nitray, & Szeleszczukova, 1989; Barta & Jakubicka, 1991; Sweitzer & Holcombre, 1993; Van Wyk, Van Aarde, & Louw, 1994; Ribeiro et al., 2012).
There are three subfamilies, including Dolichotinae (Pocock, 1922) with one genus, Dolichotis (Desmarest, 1820); Caviinae (Gray 1821) with three genus: Galea (Meyen, 1831), Microcavia (Gervais and Ameghino, 1880) and Cavia (Pallas, 1766); and Hydrochoerinae (Gray, 1825) with two genus, Hydrochoerus (Brisson, 1762) and Kerodon (Cuvier, 1825).
En especial para aquellas especies en peligro que hayan sufrido un alto grado de fragmentacion del habitat, como el caso de Pseudalopex griseus, Oncifelis geoffroyi o Dolichotis patagonum.
The most common mammal is the mara (Dolichotis patagona).
Demographic analysis for the population of Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum) in the Zoological Garden of Buenos Aires City
Los roedores se hallan en abundancia: Dolichotis patagonum (mara), Lagostomus maximus (vizcacha) y especies de menor tamano: Microcavia australis y Galea musteloides (cuises o cuyes), entre otros (Braun y Mares 1995; Roig 1972).
Their subsistence lifestyle was based on hunting--mainly of guanaco (Lama guanicoe) and the mara (Dolichotis patagona)--that provided wool and leather for blankets and clothing.
In Monte Desert, wild boar consume Prosopis flexuosa, a key species for its provision of shelter, shadow, and fruit to many native animals such as the zorro gris or South American gray fox (Lycalopex griseus), mara or patagonian hare (Dolichotis patagonum), vizcacha or plains vizcacha (Lagostomus maximus), and domestic animals such as cows and horses (Campos and Ojeda, 1997).
Other notable species include the American red fox (Pseudalopex [=Dusicyon] culpaeus), the puma (Felis concolor), the mara or Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis patagonum), and a few rodents, among which the tuco-tuco (Ctenomys fulvus) and the pampas cavy (Microcavia australis), a type of guinea pig, are especially widespread.