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Topic: Crocodile Story


Title: Police Bungle Puts Deadly Crocodile in Swimming Hole


Source: Mail & Guardian Online / AFP

Date: Thursday, Mar. 17, 2005

Level: Advanced

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Vocabulary

Try to guess what these words mean from reading the article.
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New words you will see in this article:

aggressive

authority(-ies)

bungle

conservation

crocodile

fatal

ferocious

freshwater

harpoon

inhabit

laundry

obvious(lb)

patrol(ling)

recreation

reptile

saltwater

species

trap

wade(d)

waterway

wildlife

Talking Points

With your tutor, conversation partners, or classmates, you may wish to discuss the following:

What would you do if you discovered a live crocodile in your laundry?

Who do you think was most responsible for putting this crocodile in a place
where it could endanger humans?

What is the best way to prevent attacks by wild animals, if they get to close?

For More Practice

Pretend you are the woman who discovered the crocodile.

How will you protect yourself and loved ones?

How will you notify the authorities?

What will you do to warn your neighbors?

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16