17 dic. 2013

National Parks in Tanzania

Tanzania is a country in Africa. Its capital is Dodoma, but the largest city is Dar es Salaam. Its flag is green, yellow, black and blue. The people in Tanzania speak Swahili and English. Tanzania has a Tropical climate. People in Tanzania like playing football and taking photos of wild animals. There are many national parks and they’ve got a lot of wildlife, the most important national parks in Tanzania are Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Manyara. The Tanzania Wildlife Institute protects all the wild animals: elephants, hippos, cheetahs… Come and visit Tanzania and go on a photo safari!

  1. Kitulo National Park: locals refer this national park as the garden of god. This is one of the great floral spectacles of the world, it’s a botanical marvel.
  2. Mount Kilimanjaro: This mount is the highest peak of the African continent. You can see elephants, leopards, buffaloes, the endangered Abbott’s duiker and other small antelopes and primates.
  3. Serengeti is the oldest and most popular national park in Tanzania; it’s also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a seventh world wide wonder. The Serengeti is famed for its annual migration. The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates Tanzania’s greatest park.
  4. Mkomazi National park is vital refuge for two highly endangered species, the charismatic black rhino and sociable African wild dog. This park is the home of large herds of giraffe, eland, hartebeest, zebra, buffalo and elephant.

Animals in Australia

Australia is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian Continent as well as the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country. Its flag is blue, red and white with six stars. The Capital city is Canberra, but Sydney is also well known. The people in Australia speak Australian English. The weather is unique and diverse. Many people like swimming and climbing. There are many Kangaroos and reptiles in Australia… and many beautiful places to visit, too. Come and enjoy Australia!! 

  1. The sabre-tooth tiger was a prehistoric wild cat. It was 1.5 metres long, 1 metre tall and it weighed 200 kg. It had four short legs and two very long teeth. It lived in North and South America. It was a carnivore. It liked to eat woolly mammoths and horses.
  2. The Hyracotherium was a prehistoric horse. It was 60 cm long and 20 cm tall and it weighed 25 kg. It had a long tail. It lived in Asia, Europe and North America. It had short mane and long head. It was a herbivore. It liked to eat plants and leaves.
  3. The woolly mammoth was a prehistoric elephant. It was about three metres tall. It lived in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. It was brown with small ears and big tusks. It used it tusks for protection and for digging in the snow for grass and food.
  4. The megalodon was a prehistoric shark. It was about 20 metres long. Its teeth were the size of a person’s hand! It was a carnivore. It liked to eat whales.

10 dic. 2013

Christmas is coming!!!

Welcome to the end of the 1st Term, Christmas is coming and we are preparing some Christmas carols and love songs for this magical period of the year