zoogeography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1868 a branch of biogeography concerned with the geographic distribution of animals and especially with the determination of the areas characterized by specific groups of animals and the study of the causes and significance of such groups • zoogeographer nounzoogeographic or zoogeographical adjectivezoogeographically adverb

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