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''Let nature be your teacher''
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850

''Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift''
Albert Einstein, physicist, 1879-1955

''... to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed''
P.M. Roget, lexicographer, 1779-1869

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Wildlife photographer of the year

Level: Pre-Intermediate / A2

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Here are the winners of the Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Look at the photos, read the text and then answer the following questions:
1) What is the title of the overall winning photograph?
2) Where were the gorilla twins photographed?
3) What is the Siberian Tiger also known as?
4) In Peter Delaney's photograph, what were the vultures eating?
5) What bird did Chris Aydlett photograph?

Answers below!

1) Essence of Elephants
2) Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
3) Amur Tiger
4) An Eland
5) A Raven

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