II. While Reading Activities
- primatology |ˌprīməˈtäləjē| noun the branch of zoology that deals with primates.
- chimpanzee |ˌCHimˌpanˈzēˌCHimˈpanzē| noun a great ape with large ears, mainly black coloration, and lighter skin on the face, native to the forests of western and central Africa. Chimpanzees show advanced behavior such as the making and using of tools.
- activist |ˈaktivəst| noun a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change: police arrested three activists | a committed animal rights activist.
- *legacy |ˈleɡəsē| noun (plural legacies) anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor. Legacy is not bound by age or time served.
- conservation |ˌkänsərˈvāSH(ə)n| noun preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife.
- doom |do͞om| noun death, destruction, or some other terrible fate: the aircraft was sent crashing to its doom in the water.
- restoration |ˌrestəˈrāSH(ə)n| noun the process of repairing or renovating a building, work of art, vehicle, etc., so as to restore it to its original condition: the altar paintings seem in need of restoration.
- extinction |ikˈstiNG(k)SH(ə)n| noun the state or process of a species, family, or larger group being or becoming extinct: the extinction of the great auk | mass extinctions.
- ecological footprint |ˌēkəˈläjikl ˈfo͝otprint| noun the impact of a person or community on the environment, expressed as the amount of land required to sustain their use of natural resources.
- radical |ˈradək(ə)l| adjective 1 (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough: a radical overhaul of the existing regulatory framework.
New Oxford American Dictionary
This chimp, who, as per Goodall’s name for him, had distinctive facial hair, was the first one she observed at Gombe eating meat and using tools. He also was the first to initiate contact with her, paving the way for others in his group to do the same.
Grammar Focus: Structure and Usage
I – 2-have
If you don’t have hope, why bother?
II – 3- think
People think out in the wild is utopia for animals.
III – 1 -think
People often don’t think from the point of view of the animal.