megafauna


megafauna

noun Ecology.

  1. land animals of a given area that can be seen with the unaided eye.

noun

  1. the component of the fauna of a region or period that comprises the larger terrestrial animals

  1. Large or relatively large animals of a particular place or time period. Saber-toothed tigers and mastodons belong to the extinct megafauna of the Oligocene and Pleistocene Epochs.

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