In simple terms, this word is a collective term for all living things. To refer only to animals, we use the word faunaThe animals that live in a particular region, habitat or time (such as geological period like the jurassic). For plants, we use the term flora, and to collectively refer to all... More, and for plants, floraThe plants that live in a particular region, habitat or time (such as geological period like the jurassic). For animals, we use the term fauna, and to collectively refer to all... More. See also ‘biodiversity’.

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