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population explosion



  1. a rapid increase in the size of a population caused by such factors as a sudden decline in infant mortality or an increase in life expectancy

Example Sentences Including 'population explosion'

And you also know all about the African population explosion !
Davis, John Gordon Seize the Reckless Wind
There had recently been a population explosion among the local wild cats, and the parrots needed extra caution.
Tony Juniper SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)


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