rodent

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ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes abrocome , chinchilla rat , rat chinchilla
agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food agouti , Dasyprocta aguti
bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent Aplodontia rufa , mountain beaver , sewellel
nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps Asiatic flying squirrel
soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores atomic number 81 , thallium , Tl
nocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs aye-aye , Daubentonia madagascariensis
mottled buff and white owl often inhabiting barns and other structures; important in rodent control barn owl , Tyto alba
aquatic, dam-building, furry rodent beaver
large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges beaver
any of several large harmless rodent-eating North American burrowing snakes bull-snake , bull snake
pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet; largest living rodent capibara , capybara , Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
short-tailed rough-haired South American rodent cavy
small rodent with soft pearly grey fur; native to the Andes but bred in captivity for fur chinchilla , Chinchilla laniger
gregarious burrowing rodent larger than the chinchillas chinchillon , Lagostomus maximus , viscacha
any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes coney , cony , das , dassie , hyrax
aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur coypu , Myocastor coypus , nutria
large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food Cuniculus paca , paca
hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina Dolichotis patagonum , mara
small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather dormouse
small silky-haired pouched rodent; similar to but smaller than kangaroo rats dwarf pocket rat , kangaroo mouse
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