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Australia: Fun facts

Australia: Fun facts. By Mgr. Šárka Jurajdová. VY_32_INOVACE_AJ3r02 16. Fun facts 1. Choose from the following words hidden in the line to fit the gaps: Emuskoalassheepkangaroossnakeswoolwoodskinleatherwoolfbingodingodoggapsholesnailsscrewdriverssydneyadelaideperthmelbournecanberrabrisbane.

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Australia: Fun facts

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  1. Australia:Fun facts By Mgr. Šárka Jurajdová VY_32_INOVACE_AJ3r0216

  2. Fun facts 1 Choose from the following words hidden in the line to fit the gaps: Emuskoalassheepkangaroossnakeswoolwoodskinleatherwoolfbingodingodoggapsholesnailsscrewdriverssydneyadelaideperthmelbournecanberrabrisbane There are more than 40 million __________in Australia now.This is more than the total population of Australia! They have more ______ than kangaroos! There are about 140 million ________. That's why Australia is worldwide famous for their _______ quality.  Australia has the longest fence in the world. The fence is called the ‘_________ Fence’ and is 5,531 kilometres long! The fence is only 1.8 meters tall with no _________ . It runs through the middle of Queensland and was built to protect the _______ from the ________, an Australia dog. __________ was chosen as the capital of Australia as they could not decide between ______ and _________. 

  3. Fun facts: animals Emus& kangaroos are rarely seen to walk backwards. They are on the Australian Coat of Arms for that reason. 17/26 of the world‘s most venomous snakes are found in Australia. The male platypus has venom strong enough to kill a small dog. Wombat poop is cube shaped.

  4. …more fun facts 25% of Australians were born in another country. Australia is the only continent without an active volcano. It was estimated in 2007 that 22% of Aussies had a convict ancestor. Blueyis a common nickname for a redhead.

  5. …final fun facts Australia has 3 National Ultimate frisbee teams. The Dingo Fence is as long as the Yellow River in China, the 6th longest river in the world. The Great Barrier Reef has a postbox. Australia has been home to Aborigines for 40,000 years.

  6. How much do you remember? Can you use the these terms in sentences? 1.8m Bluey Volcano 25% 40,000 Yellow river 17/26 Wombat poop Coat of Arms 5,531

  7. Sources: http://www.informationplanet.com.au/travel-and-holidays-in-australia/basic-facts-about-australia http://neomam.com/infographics/50-insane-facts-about-australia-infographic/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_by_length http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/73/Wombat_1.jpg/668px-Wombat_1.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e5/Australian_coat_of_arms_1912.jpg/798px-Australian_coat_of_arms_1912.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7e/Platypus-sketch.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f9/Redhead_angel.jpg/438px-Redhead_angel.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/Aborigine.png

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