• Reading Level 4
Science | Citizenship | Relationships and health

Five lions escape captivity in Australia 

Fierce predators: In an average year, two people are killed by lions worldwide.

Are zoos morally wrong? Five lions attempted to escape from an Australian zoo. Some believe we should set all animals free. But others claim zoos protect endangered species from human evil.

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