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Golger's rule


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A 19th century ecogeographical rule that the drier the climate, the lighter the colour of animals relative to closely related taxa of more humid regions. Thus, for example, yellows and light browns are dominant in arid regions, and dark browns and blacks in humid regions. See also Bergmann's rule.

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