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2011-08-05 09:08:17

Two new rodent fossils were discovered in the arid highlands of southern Bolivia by researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Universidad Autónoma Tomás Frías.

2008-09-11 15:00:18

By David Scharfenberg CRANSTON -- A rodent control company has begun inspecting and treating homes and businesses in the northeastern section of the city in a bid to control a much-bemoaned rat problem.

2008-07-15 09:00:09

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- A woman accused of planting a dead lab rat in restaurant food and demanding $500,000 to keep quiet was charged Monday with one felony count of extortion. Debbie R. Miller, 41, of Appleton, also faces misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.


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2006-12-14 14:20:47

The spiny rats are a group of hystricognath rodents in the family Echimyidae. They are distributed from Central America through much of South America. They were also found in the West Indies until the 1800s. Some authorities consider the nutria from southern and central South America to be a part of this family. Characteristics Most spiny rats resemble spined rats. They are more closely related to guinea pigs and chinchillas. Most species have stiff pointed hairs that allow for...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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