a tropical African cavy-like hystricomorph rodent, Thryonomys swinderianus, that lives in swampy regions: family ThryonomyidaeAlso called (in W Africa): cutting grass
a similar but smaller species, T. gregorianus
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Master the 3 new “official” dog breeds: What Cane Corso means
Today the AKC (American Kennel Club), the main organization for dog breeders in the United States, recognized three new dog breeds: the Icelandic Sheepdog, the Leonberger, and the Cane Corso. This means that breeders of these three types of canine gain access to the reputation, licensing and support of the powerful AKC. For us it’s an opportunity to explore the evocative words associated with each …
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