People love and need animals. They keep them in their homes and on
their farms. They enjoy going to zoos, and watching animals on
films and on TV. Little children love to play with toy animals. But
people are a great danger to animals too. They take their land, and
cut down the trees where animals have their homes. They pollute the
rivers and seas, and kill big animals for their skins or for
medicine. Now there are about 7,000 species of animals in danger.
What can we do to protect the animals of the world - from us?
'Factfiles' are a sub-series of 'Bookworms' with a non-fiction
angle providing factual information for students on a wide variety
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understanding of the text and provide ideas for activities and
project work. Oxford Bookworms enjoy a world-wide reputation for
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of language control, length, and quality of story - very important
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