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Wild World Heroes: Endangered Animal Spotlight

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Each week, starting Monday 5th July, you’ll be able to pick up your weekly challenge from your local library or online at OnFife Virtual LibrarYAY!

Log your completed challenges with Children’s University Scotland on their ASPIRE website to be in with a chance to win signed copies of Anne Miller’s Charley and the Animal Spies series! (If you haven’t signed up to Children’s University Scotland yet, click here!)

5th July – Spotlight Animal of the Week: Orangatan

Well done for tackling our spiral code challenge. I know by now you’ll have worked out that our spotlight animal is the orangutan. This great video from environmental action group Greenpeace will tell you about the threat to their habitat and how you can help.

12th July – Spotlight Animal of the Week: Tiger

Well done if you managed to complete our tricky challenge this week and work out that our spotlight animal is the tiger.  Did you know that we have tigers here in Scotland? Watch this weeks video to see the cutest little tiger cubes with their mum at the Highland Wildlife Park near Aviemore… Why not plan a visit?

19th July – Spotlight Animal of the Week: Turtle!

This week our spotlight animal is the turtle.  Turtles are under threat for many different reasons.  Their numbers are falling so fewer pairs are breeding.  Sea turtles are often killed or injured by eating plastic floating in the ocean or by fishing nets and hooks. Speedboat propellers can cause terrible injuries too. Watch Lucie, the rescued loggerhead turtle being released back into the ocean after being nursed back to health in Florida.