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Agouti : or long-nosed cavy.

Image ID: 821871

Agouti : or long-nosed cavy.

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Image Title

:  Agouti : or long-nosed cavy.

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 12 x 10 cm. (4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Is about the size of a hare ; its nose is long, upper lip divided ; skin sleek and shining, of a brown colour mixed with red ; tail short ; legs slender and almost naked ; has four toes on the fore, and three on the hind foor ; grunts like a pig ; sits on its hind legs, and feeds itself with its paws ; and when satiated with food, it conceals the remainder. It eats fruits, roots, nuts …"


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- A-B

Source Description

: 1 folder (15 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-(A-B)

Digital ID

: 821871

Record ID

: 719270

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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