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corsac

(ˈkɔːsæk)
n
(Animals) a fox, Vulpes corsac, of central Asia
[C19: from a Turkic language]
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The epizootological and epidemic situation on rabies both in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and in subjects of Kostanay region is very difficult and disturbing, it is defined by existence of the active natural centers inseparably linked with different types of animals of wild fauna --foxes, corsac foxes, wolves, etc.
In a Golden Eagle nest inventoried for prey remains in Mongolia, red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and corsac fox (V.
CosC encompassed 2-4 lineages representing independent enzootics associated with not only different species of Canidae (domestic dogs, jackals, wolves, gray foxes, red foxes, arctic foxes, raccoon dogs, Corsac foxes, crab-eating foxes, coyotes) but also with other species of terrestrial carnivores (mainly skunks, such as the Baja California skunk in Mexico and California skunks in the United States).
The Chinese have been making stuffed animals, toys, hats, gloves, shoes, blankets and even complete fur coats out of dogs and cats, falsely labelling them as exotic fur from Corsac fox, Asian jackal, loup d'Asie (Asian wolf), mountain cat and rabbit.
The furs are allegedly purposefully mislabelled in China with bogus names like "Corsac Fox" or "Asian Jackal", and are used for various trims and linings and for "realistic figurines of sleeping cats".
An organ sample of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes (VVU) was used as an outgroup comparison for the restriction-site analysis and a related taxon, the TABULAR DATA OMITTED corsac fox, Vulpes corsac (VCO), was used as the outgroup for the cytochrome b analysis (Geffen et al.
Until 1995, Trichinella pseudospiralis, a nonencapsulating species of the genus Trichinella and the only species that infects both mammals and birds, was not considered a potential pathogen of humans and domestic animals, since it had been detected only in sylvatic animals (raccoon dog, corsac fox, tiger cat, tawny eagle, and rook) in remote regions (Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Tasmania) (1).