16 | Wildlife

Today you will learn 5 new English words related to "Wildlife"

TODAY’S TOPIC: “Wildlife”

Unfold the wonders of the natural world by exploring “wildlife!” It's more than just learning animal names – it's a captivating language lesson disguised as adventure. Each furry, feathered, or finned friend unlocks new vocabulary for you as an ESL learner, from describing habitats and adaptations, to understanding intricate food chains. Get ready to speak nature's language! Today's words empower you to discuss “wildlife” with confidence. Let’s jump right in!


1 | Endangered

  • Part of speech: Adjective

  • Definition: Facing a high risk of extinction.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Protecting endangered species is crucial for maintaining biodiversity.

    2. Many species are becoming endangered due to human activities like climate change and poaching.

    3. The Sumatran orangutan is a critically endangered species due to habitat loss.

2 | Nocturnal

  • Part of speech: Adjective

  • Definition: Active at night.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Many insects, such as moths, are also nocturnal.

    2. Bats are known for their nocturnal habits and use echolocation to navigate.

    3. Owls are nocturnal birds that hunt for prey under the cover of darkness.

3 | Carnivore

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: An animal that eats other animals.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Sharks are powerful carnivores that inhabit various marine environments.

    2. Tigers are solitary carnivores with incredible hunting skills.

    3. Lions are apex carnivores that play a vital role in the savanna ecosystem.

4 | Herbivore

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: An animal that eats only plants.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Rabbits are small herbivores known for their grazing habits.

    2. Deer are common herbivores found in forests and grasslands.

    3. Pandas are exclusively herbivorous and rely on bamboo for their diet.

5 | Symbiosis

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: A close and long-term interaction between different species that benefits both.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Bees and flowers have a long-standing symbiosis, where the bee collects nectar and pollenates the flower.

    2. Mycorrhizal fungi form a beneficial symbiosis with plant roots, helping them absorb nutrients.

    3. Clownfish and sea anemones have a mutualistic symbiosis, where the fish protects the anemone, and the anemone provides shelter and food.


From munching herbivores like zebras to stealthy carnivores like cheetahs, each creature plays a vital role in our ecosystem. In the shadows, flowers and fungi share a helpful symbiosis with the other. However, for some, like the nocturnal orangutan swinging through shrinking rainforests, endangerment is imminent. Let's amplify our efforts, not just for the zebras and orangutans, but for the symphony itself. It's a wild world – let's keep it that way!

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