Glossary

This glossary is a FREE SERVICE to assist the student and enthusiast alike to get a better understanding of scientific terms, wildlife industry jargon and ecological concepts.
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zero grazing when animals are kept in captivity and exclusively fed in enclusures. They do not experience natural grazing

zonation dividing sections of an ecosystem into zones based on function / appearance / etc

zoogeography a division of biology that deals with the geographical distribution of animals

zoonosis an infection or infestation affecting both man and animal

zorilla Zorilla, a common name for the striped polecat (Ictonyx striatus).

zygote The single celled result from the fusion of egg and sperm

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