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The Wonder of the Storks (with Audio and Video)

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// In Central Europe, there is perhaps one thing that signifies the start of spring more than anything else. The arrival of the storks. Like clockwork, they arrive in their nests every March – after their long journey from Africa -- just as the region thaws out from the winter cold. The storks remain in…
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Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet

Listen here Click to listen // This is the time to think about adopting pets which have been in animal shelters for a long time. September 17-23 is the week for adopting neglected animals. However, you can take them home at any time of year, and they will be very happy that you did. Blind, deaf and old animals are also very loving companions.…
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Save the Seals

Listen here Click to listen // In a few weeks, sealers in Canada are planning to kill hundreds of thousands of baby seals to make fur coats. You can stop this from happening. The Humane Society, an organization that helps animals around the world, is asking people to send a message to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to end the seal…
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Live Longer; Get a Cat

Listen here Click to listen // Do you want to live a longer and healthier life? According to a study by the Minnesota Stroke Institute, there is one easy thing you can do: get a cat. People who look after cats are less likely to suffer heart attacks, the study found. Caring for and being in the company of an animal helps reduce stress. Although…
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Katzie the Cat

Today we are starting a new section about pets on Simple English News. We would like to begin this section with a little story about our cat Katzie. We found Katzie near our doorstep on a rainy November morning. She was only four months old at the time. She was cold, tired and very hungry on that day. Although we like animals very much, we didn't…
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