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.
Differences in climate, fauna and flora are purely superficial.
The tapir, then, in point of size takes precedence in the South-American fauna.
The members of the Oriental migration form a very large percentage of the European fauna.
I am a hunter and a fisherman, and I know the flora and the fauna of the State.
Let us consider, in the first place, the chances for the preservation of remains of the present fauna and flora of a country.
The Bahamas are far poorer in their fauna than in their flora.
I'm quite sure that our fauna and flora would take a prize over Central Park.
It is to me more what you call a 'beast-garden,' to include all species of fauna.
1771, collective name for animals of a certain region or time, from Late Latin Fauna, a Roman fertility goddess, wife, sister, or daughter (or some combination thereof) of Faunus (see faun).
Popularized by Linnaeus, who adopted it as a companion word to flora and used it in the title of his 1746 catalogue of the animals of Sweden, "Fauna Suecica." First used in English by naturalist Gilbert White.
fauna fau·na (fô'nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē')
Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
Animals, especially the animals of a particular place and time.