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Habitat

A habitat (from the Latin for "it inhabits") is the place where a particular organism usually lives or grows. A biotope is the smallest possible geographic region of a habitat. A biome is the set of flora and fauna which live in a habitat and occupy a certain topography. A microhabitat[?] is the immediate surroundings of a plant or animal within a habitat.


Habitat is also the name of a chain of furniture stores founded in the 1960s by Terence Conran[?].



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