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Term Native species

A species that is only found within its area of natural or original distribution, and which forms part of the biotic community of the locality. It is the opposite of an introduced or invasive species. As an example, the American crocodile (Crocodylus Acutus) is a native species of the Dominican Republic.


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PhotoEspecie nativa - Consolea moniliformis (alpargata)
PhotoEspecie nativa - Maqueyes
PhotoEl cocodrilo americano (Crocodylus acutus)
Topic  BiodiversityProtected areas