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The Afrotropic Ecozone is Africa south of the Sahara desert. It was formerly known as the Ethiopian Zone.

Madagascar forms a distinctive sub-region, with endemic groups like the lemurs

There are 6 endemic bird families, including ostriches, sunbirds[?], Secretary bird, guineafowl, and mousebirds

External link :

Map of the ecozones (http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/where_we_work/ecoregions/global200/pages/mainmap.htm)


Nearctic | Palearctic | Afrotropic | Indomalaya | Australasia | Neotropic | Oceania | Antartic

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