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  • Matthews, Leonard H. 1971. The Life of Mammals. Volume 2. Universe Books, New York.
  • Nowak, R. M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. 5 edition. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London.
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  • Parker, S.P. 1990 Grzimek's Encyclopedia of Mammals. Volume 3. McGraw-Hill Publishing co., New York.
  • Richard Weigl (2005) Longevity of Mammals in Captivity; from the Living Collections of the World. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe 48: Stuttgart.
  • Smith, F. A., S. K. Lyons, S. K. M. Ernest, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, T. Dayan, P. Marquet, J. H. Brown, and J. P. Haskell. 2003. Body size of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403.
  • White, T. G., and M. S. Alberico. 1992. Dinomys branickii. Mammalian Species 410:1-5.
  • White, T.G. and M.S. Alberico. 1992. Mammalian Species #410. Published by the American Society of Mammalogists.
  • Wilson, D.E., and D.M. Reeder. 1993. Mammal Species of the World. Second Edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London
  • 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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