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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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It has been appreciated for some time that analysis of the late Pleistocene paleozoological and paleobotanical record offers important insights into the nature and history of glacial environments.
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., 1993; Calder, 1984; Cotgreave, 1993; Damuth, 1981, 1991; Gaston and Blackburn, 1995; Greve et al., 2008; Huston, 1994; Johnson, 1998; Lyman, 2004; Meiri et al., 2004; Peters, 1983; Peters and Raelson, 1984; Purdue, 1989; Rosenzweig, 1968; White et al., 2004, 2007; Woodward et al., 2005).
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]).