lunes, 23 de mayo de 2011

Snipers to protect penguins

Self-study activity:
Watch this short video on the mysterious death of penguins in an Australian reserve. Then answer the questions below.

1 Are humans to blame for the death of penguins?
2 What is believed to be causing the death of penguins?
3 Name two actions that have been taken to protect the penguins.
4 How many penguins are breeding in the area?
5 How many penguins have been killed?
6 How tall are the penguins?

You can read the transcript here.

1 No 2 Foxes or dogs 3 Teams of volunteers at night; baits and traps have been set; dogs must be locked; lots of public information; shooters 4 100 or 120 (50 or 60 pairs) 5 nine 6 around a foot