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  • Chinchilla, F. 1994. La dieta del "jaguar" (Panthera onca), el "puma" (Felis concolor), el "manigordo" (Felis pardalis) (Carnivora, Felidae) y dos métodos de evaluación de su abundancia relativa en el Parque Nacional Corcovado, Costa Rica. Tesis de Maestría en Manejo de Vida Silvestre. Sistema de Estudios de Postgrado, Programa Regional en Manejo de Vida Silvestre para Mesoamérica y el Caribe. Heredia, Costa Rica. 49 p.
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  • Mayer, V., P. Heideman, V. Mayer, T. Donnelly. 1992. Husbandry, Reproduction and Postnatal Development of the Neotropical Muroid Rodent Zygodontomys-Brevicauda. Laboratory Animals, 26/1: 38-46. Accessed March 05, 2011 at
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  • Nowak, R. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World, Vol. 2, 6th Edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Nowak, R. M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. 5 edition. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London.
  • Nowak, R.M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. Fifth Edition. The John Hopkins University. Baltimore. 1362 p.
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  • Passos Cordeiro, J., L. Oliveira. 2005. Models of the Distribution of Zygodontomys Brevicauda (Allen & Chapman, 1893)(Mammalia: Muridae) in the Savannas of Roraima, Northern Brazil. Arquivos do Museu Nacional Rio de Janeiro, 63/1: 49-62.
  • Pierson, T., P. Heideman. 1994. Acceleration and Deceleration of Sexual-Maturation by Social Cues in a Tropical Rodent Zygodontomys Brevicauda. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 102/2: 459-462.
  • Reid, F.. 1997. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS OF CENTRAL AMERICA & SOUTHEAST MEXICO. Oxford University Press, New York. 334 p.
  • Rodríguez, J. & F. Chinchilla. 1996. Lista de Mamíferos de Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 44(2): 877-890.
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  • Suarez, O., F. Kravetz. 1998. Copulatory Pattern and Mating System of Akodon azarae (Rodentia, Muridae). Iheringia Serie Zoologica, 1/84: 133-140.
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  • Timm, R., D. E. Wilson, B.Clauson, R. LaVal & C. Vaughan. 1989. Mammals of the La Selva-Braulio Carrillo complex, Costa Rica. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.A.. North American Fauna 75. 162 p..
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  • Utrera, A., G. Duno, B. Ellis, R. Salas, N. de Manzione, C. Fulhorst, R. Tesh, J. Mills. 2000. Small Mammals in Agricultural Areas of the Western Ilanos of Venezuela: Community Structure, Habitat Associations, and Relative Densities. Journal of Mammalogy, 81/2: 536-548.
  • Utrera, A., G. Duno. 2007. Habitat Preferences of Sigmodon alstoni and Zygodontomys brevicauda (Rodentia, Cricetidae) in Agroecosystems of the Veneszuelan Plains. Interciencia, 32/7: 471-476.
  • Voss, R. 1991. An Introduction to the Neotropical Muroid Rodent Genus Zygodontomys. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 210: 1-113.
  • Voss, R., P. Heideman, V. Mayer, T. Donnelly. 1992. Husbandry, reproduction and postnatal development of the Neotropical muroid rodent Zygodontomys brevicauda. Laboratory Animals, 26: 38-46.
  • Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds.). 1993. Mammals Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Second Edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington. 1.206 p.
  • Wilson, D.E. 1983. Checklist of Mammals. Pp. 443-448, In: D.H. Janzen (ed.). Costa Rican Natural History. University of Chicago Press. Chicago.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
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