Fantastic Mrs Fox
Here's the transcript of the video about the fox we watched in class today. What are the 5 missing words?
R = Reporter V = Vet
R: Life jacket on and ready to go.
R: A (1) dose of doggy paddle is exactly what the doctor ordered for fox cub Basil after she was found dehydrated and (2), trapped in a crisp packet.
V: To be fair, when she came in, she was very, very poorly, she was extremely dehydrated and erm it was a case of make a decision: do we try for her or we kindly let her go? So we decided to give her a chance.
R: Swimming helps to (3) her broken hip but she's by no means being tamed.
V: Our (4) is not to make this a pet. It's to basically to get the little girl released and it sounds awful but she'll just have to take her chances Erm but the quicker we can get her back in the (5), then I think the less chance she's got of being humanised or relying too much on people or being too friendly with people.
R: And after all that exercise, a well-earned rest. The little cub who has become East Yorkshire's very own Fantastic Mrs Fox. Siobhan Robbins, BBC Look North. Swanland.
Some of what the vet says is difficult to catch. He has some "erms" and his grammar and choice of words aren't always perfect. This shouldn't stop you from understanding the gist.
What animal stories have you heard about lately?