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fauna

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Definition all the animal life — especially in a particular region or period
  • She is an expert on the fauna of the rain forest.
  • His papers on the fauna and flora made him known to scientific societies.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  Amy Foster
  • Also a few pages might have been given up profitably to the consideration of the indigenous flora and fauna of Kukuanaland.
    Haggard, Rider H.  --  King Solomon's Mines
  • I am going on both with the fauna and flora; but I have at least done my insects well.
    Eliot, George  --  Middlemarch
  • "The most useful of this planet's indigenous fauna.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • In the hierarchy of schools, teachers are the most expendable of creatures, the fauna of classrooms who can be replaced as easily as lightbulbs.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He also observed that the fauna there bore a strong resemblance to many of the species he had seen in South America.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • —I say, Fauna Lal and Callendar'll get the sack."
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Cadets were a rare and vanishing species of American fauna, and our contests were like duels between well-groomed gentlemen.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • An example of the local fauna.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • I am not speaking of transplanted Terran flora and fauna — our stuff moves in and brushes the native stuff aside.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Everything they needed to restore the peoples of the Earth, and the flora, and the fauna.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Again there was hardly a sound, save the sharp, high songs of the nighttime fauna.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I study and classify the fauna.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I was too shaken to pretend that I'd spent an uneventful day with the flora and fauna.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • "Oh, just the local flora and fauna," Kate said, closing her notebook.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • ] [Footnote 504: Fauna.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Flora and fauna are so closely associated in the underwater world!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • I am going on both with the fauna and flora; but I have at least done my insects well.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Now here she was, somehow making the cosmic leap of logic from dead flora in a pot to living fauna in the pet classifieds.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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