fauna fauna  /ˈfɔ nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) all the animal life in a particular region or period
  2. (n) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Usage(s):

  • The fauna in North Sikkim comes out in teeming numbers during the night.

News

  1. Beautiful Pics Of Trash, Inspired By Botanical Drawings

    Barry Rosenthal’s series of jewel-toned garbage collections sheds new light on litter. Before photography and the Internet, developments in botany depended heavily on artists, rather than on foragers and scientists. Painters would create painstakingly technical illustrations of flora and fauna found in the wild, to be housed in botanical libraries for study. Today, a more modern look at nature ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. India Circus Unveils A New Collection of Pillows, Throws & Home Décor Products

    A variety of beautiful themes and vibrant colours can be seen on India Circus’ latest Pillows & Throws which come in rich fabrics. The Mughal era, magnificent monuments, the wealth of India’s flora and fauna, and a variety of ethnic designs as well as geometrical patterns are imprinted on the pillows and are available on their online store http://www.indiacircus.com (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Revitalized habitat

    ROCKPORT -- The newly renovated Millbrook Meadow Dam will bring benefits for the town's flora and fauna, in addition to helping residents. Rockport Middle School eighth grade science teacher Carolyn McWilliams said last week that the new Millbrook Me
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gloucester Daily Times

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Quotes

  1. "The risks associated with allowing this cross-bred cat into the country, when we already have up to 12 million feral cats wreaking havoc on native fauna, are simply too great," Environment Minister Peter Garrett said. "That is why I have...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: AFP

  2. "In the backdrop of Sidr, we need to mobilise resources not only for a major forestation programme in the coastal belts, but also to restore the flora and fauna of the Sundarbans," Fakhruddin said.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Fakhruddin Ahmed Source: Reuters

  3. "We have long taken great pride in our wealth of flora and fauna. We have more than 14,000 species of plants. Of these, 9,000 are flowering," Atienza said.
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Lito Atienza Source: Manila Times

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