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paleozoology

[¦pāl·ē·ō·zō′äl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The branch of paleontology concerned with the study of ancient animals as recorded by fossil remains.
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Amphibians in the eastern Great Basin (Nevada and Utah, USA): a geographical study with paleozoological models and conservation implications.
The relationship between population density and body size in animals has received much attention in the paleozoological, biogeographic and ecological literature during the last several decades (Blackburn et al.
Paleozoological assemblages are from multiple Holocene archaeological contexts that date primarily to the last 5000 y BP, such as rockshelter sites and open-air sites (Arnold Research Cave [23CY64] in Missouri, Eagle's Ridge in southeast Texas [41CH252], and Kincaid Shelter [41UV2] and other sites in central Texas [Wolverton, 2007]).
A paleozoological perspective on predator extermination and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Boddaert) overabundance in central Texas.