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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Land animals of a given area that can be seen with the unaided eye

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  • Until twenty thousand years ago, giant mammals, the so-called megafauna, were found in the Cerrado.
  • I'm also researching Mongolian megafauna, which is a little too much fun, as it justifies things like watching Walking with Beasts and so forth.
  • The boys 'discoveries help illustrate and remind people of the large animals, known as megafauna, that used to live in Colorado during the Ice Age.
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin were populated by a variety of very large animals called megafauna which lived in the cold climate on the margins of the glacial ice. for more
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