from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of trogons, the paradise trogons, the most magnificent birds of the family Trogonidæ.


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  • Small mammals and their predators are also abundant,, including hyrax (Procavia capensis), brown hare (Lepus capensis), spiny mouse (Acomys spp.), large North African gerbil (Gerbillus campestris), Nigerian gerbil (G. nigeriae), bushy-tailed jird (Sekeetamys calurus) and three different fox species, Rueppel's sandfox (Vulpes rueppelli), sand fox (Vulpes pallida) and Fennec fox (Fennecus zerda).

    Tibesti-Jebel Uweinat montane xeric woodlands

  • _calurus_ breeds from plains to 12,000 feet; not a few winter in the

    Birds of the Rockies


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