School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh

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Wild Animals

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 257

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1. The wild animals that live near us are, rabbits, hares weasels, rats, mice and otters
2. The rabbit lives in a burrow and in holes in ditches.
3. The hares live in nests in long grass
4. The weasels live in holes in ditches
5. The rats live sometimes in pig houses watching the pigs food.
6. The mice live in holes in the ground and in pits of potatoes
7. The otters live on banks of rivers, and they are very fierce
8. The fox went one morning to a wood in search of food. He saw a crow which had a piece of meat in her mouth. He started praising her and she began to "crow" and the meat fell to the ground. He took it and ran off

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Address
Clooncon West, Co. Galway
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