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Photo credit: anekoho Galyna/

Photo credit: anekoho Galyna/


Imagine that a child is on a hike and finds a talking elephant. What happens when the child returns to his family with the tale?


Write about a time you encountered a wild animal. Were you frightened? Curious?  


Write an article or blog post for people who want to donate money to causes that support wildlife around the world.


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