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Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the GalÃ¡pagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona,...
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.