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noun as in animal kingdom

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Local fauna also came into greater view, less fearful of cities when the hum of engines and voices died down.

Barton also noted in his letter that the area, in a post-Civil War survey, was dubbed the “Canadian Valley” because of both the climate and the high concentration of far-north flora and fauna.

A pruner should be your go-tool for trimming and shaping your flora and fauna while preserving plant tissue and extending the life of your greenery.

The land holds some of the best-preserved Apache archaeological sites, as well as untouched flora and fauna like old-growth trees and threatened species like ocelots, which Redniss draws in realistic detail.

In Brazil, for instance, an app allows residents to report dead and afflicted fauna in hopes of identifying emerging outbreaks.

The area is a disturbed wetland, invaded by non-native melaleuca trees that have crowded out native flora and fauna.

You think of the rainforest as this incredibly abundant place of fauna and animals and flora.

I kept my word and now I am beginning to make acquaintance with the flora and fauna of my little wood.

The fauna is not abundant except in large mammals, which are very numerous on the drier steppes.

It was obviously unfair to expect her to be familiar with the flora and fauna of every part of the great Australian Continent.

In the fauna of the region that I had traversed I had noted changes corresponding to those in the flora.

I may conclude this chapter by a brief view of the Fauna of the higher vertebral animals.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fauna, such as: animal group, animalia, animality, animal life, animals, and brute creation.

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