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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-2013
dc.coverage.spatialSouthern North America
dc.coverage.spatialNorthern South America
dc.coverage.temporal1958-1988
dc.date1958-1988
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:50:43Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:50:43Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 90-115 cm; Weight: 4-6 kg; Identification: The tayra is dark brown to black in color with a yellow or white patch on its throat; Habitat: Forests; Diet: Omnivore: vegetable matter, fruit, birds, small mammals; Reproduction: After gestating for 63-67 days, female tayras give birth to three kits in May; Social Structure: Tayras can often be found in pairs or small groups; Behavior: Tayras are often compared to the North American fisher or to other martens; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: The tayra has a large home range of 10-24 square kilometers, where they will travel between 2-8 kilometers in this range per day. They are fond of papayas and can become tame if undisturbed when they raid fruit near houses and can be kept as a pet. They were once used by indigenous people to control rodents.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Mustelidae; Genus: Eira; Genus species: Eira barbata.
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa101218
dc.identifierGarst_17777.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/54511
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G17777
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
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dc.subjectTayra
dc.subjectweasel
dc.subject.lcshMustelidae
dc.subject.lcshCarnivora
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshPredatory animals
dc.titleTwo tayras standing in tree
dc.typeStillImage
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