Words in the News (29th April 2015): Return of the lynx
For vocabulary and exercises: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/witn/ep-150429
Elusive, shy and an excellent predator… but the lynx was hunted to extinction in Britain over 1,000 years ago.
Now, a conservation group plans to reintroduce the species to the wild. They say they aren’t dangerous to humans, and claim that with an overpopulation of deer, the lynx will help rebalance the ecosystem.
But first, they’ll have to convince farmers who think the animal would pose a threat to livestock.
difficult to find
animal that hunts and eats other animals
all plants and animals in an area
pose a threat
could cause harm
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