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Last updated at 12:08 BST, Thursday, 06 September 2012

Cocaine chicken

Chickens

Improved security at borders means that smugglers are coming up with increasingly inventive ways of getting drugs into countries. In this week's 6 Minute English, Jen and Rob discuss the story of a mechanic who used roast chickens to try to smuggle cocaine into Nigeria.

This week's question:

The chicken is thought to be the closest living relative to which extinct species?

a) The dodo

b) The tyrannosaurus rex

c) The pterodactyl

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.

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Cocaine chicken

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Vocabulary

stuffing

savoury mixture of herbs and breadcrumbs, traditionally served with roast meat

extinct

no longer in existence

smuggle

bring something into a country without declaring it

conceal

hide

inventive

creative

retirement plan

arrangements you make for your life after you stop working (often financial)

seized

taken

remarkable

unexpected, unusual

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