Endemic species are unique to a place and are not naturally found elsewhere. The place must be a discrete geographical unit, such as an island, habitat type, or other defined area or zone. For example, the Orange-breasted Sunbird is endemic to Fynbos, meaning it is exclusively found in the Fynbos vegetation type of southwestern South Africa.
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The expert examines endemic species.