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Today’s Topics Ecology : The scientific study of the interactions between organisms and their environments. Biogeography: the science that documents and attempts to explain the patterns of distributions of populations, species, and ecological communities. Biomes: major communities characterized by climates and species.
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Explain why a species is or is not found in a certain location. Australian numbat ( Myrmecobius fasciatus )
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Biogeography Earth can be divided into several major biogeographic regions . A species found only in a certain region is endemic to that region. Biogeographers interpret a wide array of information evolutionary history, continental drift, glacial advances/ retreats, sea level changes, and mountain building.
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Figure 56.1 Major Biogeographic Regions
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 1)
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 2)
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 3)
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 4)
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 5)
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Figure 56.2 Madagascar Abounds with Endemic Species (Part 6)
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