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CLIP 6871

How to look after a Tapir

How to look after a Tapir
Key Info
  • How to look after a Tapir
  • Duration: 02:54
  • The Tapir is introduced in rhyme with information about its natural habitat. We see a zookeeper clean the pen, change the bedding and leave out fresh food. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Instruction and Explanation

  • Keywords: Tapir, zoo, zookeeper, instruction, non-fiction, writing, nonfictionwriting, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Write out two lists to help a new zookeeper take care of the Tapir. Label the first list 'Preparation' and write all the things that need to be ready to do the job. The second list is headed 'Jobs to be done' and will include all the things the zookeeper needs to do to keep the Tapir comfortable and happy.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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