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(English) The locality i.e., environment in which an organism lives; the place where a species normally lives and grows; the native environment or usual dwelling place of an animal or group of animals; area occupied by and supporting living organisms. Also used to mean the environmental attributes required by a particular species, or its ecological niche. (See also: ecosystem, ecological niche)
(French) Localit√©, c.-√†-d., environnement dans lequel un organisme vit ; lieu o√Ļ une esp√®ce vit normalement et grandit ; environnement d'origine ou lieu d'habitation habituelle d'un animal ou groupe d'animaux. (See also: ecosystem, ecological niche)
(Portuguese) A localidade, isto é, o meio em que um organismo vive; lugar onde uma espécie normalmente vive e cresce. (See also: ecosystem, ecological niche)

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