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The biological description of animals and their habitats.

zo′o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk), zo′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the description of animals
zoˈographer n
zoographic, ˌzooˈgraphical adj
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(zoʊˈɒg rə fi)

the branch of zoology dealing with the description of animals.
zo•og′ra•pher, n.
zo•o•graph•ic, (ˌzoʊ əˈgræf ɪk) zo`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
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1. the branch of zoology concerned with animal description.
2. pictorial art in general, but especially that which shows animals. — zoographer, n. — zoographic, zoographical, adj.
See also: Animals
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Not just budding and amateur photographers but even professional cameramen and videographers have the opportunity to showcase their creativity through six categories that form this year's main 'Zoography' photo competition - 'At Play', 'Snackattack!', 'At Rest', 'Friendship', 'Poser', and the zoo's answer to Selfies - 'Zoofies'!
iv; William Wood, Zoography; or the Beauties of Nature Displayed (London: Cadell and Davies, 1807) p.
Beauties of Natural History; or Elements of Zoography. London: Richardson and Urquhart, 1777.
Plato himself--the father of utopias and thus censured by Spinoza--condemns zoography as a kind of immobilization of the living being.