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Monday, 18 July 2011

European wildlife being illegally killed

Level: Advanced / C1

Read this article about illegal killing of European wildlife, then answer the following questions:
1) Who wrote the report?
2) How many Brown Bears were poisoned in Spain?
3) Data for the report came from how many countries?
4) Where did the European Conference on Illegal Killing of Birds take place?
5) What is Boris Barov's job?

Answers below!

1) BirdLife
2) Seven
3) 38
4) Larnaka, Cyprus
5) European Conservation Manager at BirdLife Europe

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