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Ethiopian faunal region

Ethiopian faunal region Often called the Afrotropical faunal region, an area that corresponds with sub-Saharan Africa, although it is not completely separated from the neighbouring faunal regions; generally it is taken to include the southwest corner of the Arabian peninsula. Varied game animals are found there; and there are a number of endemic families, including various rodents and shrews, giraffe, hippopotamus, aardvark, tenrec, and lemurs.

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Ethiopian faunal region

Ethiopian faunal region An area that corresponds with sub-Saharan Africa, although it is not completely separated from the neighbouring faunal regions; generally it is taken to include the South-west corner of the Arabian peninsula. Varied game animals are found there, and there are a number of endemic (see endemism) families, including various rodents and shrews, giraffe, hippopotamus, aardvark, tenrec, and lemurs.

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"Ethiopian faunal region." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"Ethiopian faunal region." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ethiopian-faunal-region