animal community

animal community

[′an·ə·məl kə′myü·nəd·ē]
(ecology)
An aggregation of animal species held together in a continuous or discontinuous geographic area by ties to the same physical environment, mainly vegetation.
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On the many UAE Facebook animal community pages, the most commonly posted query is how to successfully, and cheaply, take a pet out of the country when relocating.
An animal community is made up of the species of animals present and interacting in an ecosystem.
My wife and I are huge dog lovers, and we wanted to be able to do something that would help the animal community, as well as the larger Naperville community," explains Rod Smith, a Naperville resident and co-owner of Verlo Mattress stores in Naperville and Skokie.
The IU scientists combined microbial, plant and animal community datasets from government, academic and citizen science sources, resulting in the largest compilation of its kind.
he has to defend his animal community though, as the farmers retaliate.
The animal community can be broken down further into the soil microbial community, the insect community, the bird community and so forth.
This is a virus that is in the animal community, and it has been for eons," said Dr.
Many ecosystem services are tightly linked to particular regions, landscapes, and plant and animal community types, and their spatial patterns.
New species are regularly added to the aquatic animal community with recent additions being the exquisite Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks and Silver Tip Sharks.
The ranch's animal community also includes a very special member: Fudge, the orphan goat.
He's got such a big following, he doesn't realize how big the animal community is so you can image how disappointed everyone is.
Fox, meanwhile, has endangered not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community.