Canine Cull 殺狗

更新時間 2012年 2月 1日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间12:48

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Ukrainian dog-lovers protest against the killing of thousands of stray animals ahead of Euro 2012.

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Speaking out for their four-legged friends.

Activists have gathered in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, to protest against the killing of stray dogs.

They claim thousands have been electrocuted and poisoned in an attempt to clear the streets ahead of Euro 2012.

But protestors think putting them down is cruel and should be banned.

They want the government to fund shelters instead.

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為他們四腿的朋友聲辯。

動物保護人士聚集于烏克蘭首都基輔,對宰殺流浪狗犬的行為提出抗議。

他們聲稱,已經有成千上萬條狗被處以電刑和被毒死,以便為2012年的歐洲杯清路。

抗議者認為殺戮行為太殘酷應該被禁止。

他們希望政府為這些流浪狗找到庇護所。

詞匯

activists: 抗議者

stray: 流浪犬

electrocuted: 被處以電刑

putting them down: 屠殺

shelters: 庇護所

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activists / stray / electrocuted / putting them down / shelters

1.
An Oxfordshire animal rescue centre says it has seen a rise in the number of ________ cats and dogs being left over Christmas.

2.
Most victims are _______________ by overhead power cables, but some fall off train carriages while trains are moving.

3.
They say they hope to help people and save lives. However, animal rights ______________ describe the research as "disgraceful" and "abhorrent".

4.
The__________, which takes in animals that might otherwise be euthanised, had said it would struggle to meet the new rent level for their premises at a Milwaukee-area shopping mall.

5.
Each year four guide dogs are so badly injured that they either have to be _______________ or are immediately retired.

答案

1.
An Oxfordshire animal rescue centre says it has seen a rise in the number of stray cats and dogs being left over Christmas.


2.
Most victims are electrocuted by overhead power cables, but some fall off train carriages while trains are moving.


3.
They say they hope to help people and save lives. However, animal rights activists describe the research as "disgraceful" and "abhorrent".


4.
The shelter, which takes in animals that might otherwise be euthanised, had said it would struggle to meet the new rent level for their premises at a Milwaukee-area shopping mall.


5.
Each year four guide dogs are so badly injured that they either have to be put down or are immediately retired.

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