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noun. 1. a burrowing rodent, Lagostomus maximus, about the size of a groundhog, inhabiting the pampas of Paraguay and Argentina, allied to the chinchilla.

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Factors influencing population dynamics of the plains viscacha
J. Zo0I., Land. (l993) 229, 473-491
Concentration of 17 trace elements in serum and whole blood of
a group of free-ranging plains viscachas of the pampa grasslands of. Argentina.
They include chinchillas (Chinchilla), mountain viscachas. (Lagidium), and pampas Viscachas are large sized (up to 9 kg), living on both sides of the Andes.

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Plantean utilizar 103 MW de energía de biomasa para afrontar crisis eléctrica
Luego se prevé la instalación de la tercera unidad de 40 MW, con la construcción de los túneles de trasvase de las cuencas de Putucuni y Viscachas, en el menor plazo posible, para completar a una potencia instalada total de 120 MW.

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Viscacha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Viscachas or vizcachas are rodents of two genera (Lagidium and Lagostomus) in the family Chinchillidae.
Southern Viscacha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
viscacha (rodent) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
viscacha (rodent), any of four species of slender yet fairly large South American rodents similar to chinchillas.
ARKive - Southern viscacha videos, photos and facts - Lagidium
Learn more about the Southern viscacha - with amazing Southern viscacha videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

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