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Which endangered animal will your child adopt?

Published on 04 October 2019

Each class at Silverhill has an animal mascot! The mascots have been chosen because they are all endangered animals. Did you know that turtles have been present on earth for over 200 million years? But they are at risk of disappearing as there numbers have declined by 80% over three generations. Three African rhinos are killed every day just in South Africa alone. We can all remember the story about the banned Iceland advert that identified the plight of the Orangutan; whose habitat is being destroyed by palm tree plantations. It was...

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