Pictures & Prompts 171

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Photo credit: grigvovan/

Photo credit: grigvovan/


Tell the tale of a woman who takes her dream vacation of an African safari.  


Choose a place that you’ve always wanted to visit. Write a story in which you travel there. 


Write an article about an endangered species and what people can do to help them thrive.



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