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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 25 Deck (27):
1

to bump into

to meet by chance

2

enclosed

surrounded or closed off on all sides

3

enclosed

placed in an envelope with a letter

4

anteater

mammal with a long tongue that feeds on ants

5

sloth

laziness; slow-moving mammal

6

jaguar

large yellow cat with black spots that is native to South America

7

leopard

large yellow cat with black spots that is native to Africa and Asia

8

armadillo

mammal covered in bony armour - the mascot for the World Cup

9

route

the course taken from one location to another

10

flying fox

tirolesa

11

zip-line

tirolesa

12

mineral springs

naturally occuring springs that produce water containing minerals

13

spring

a place where water comes up from an underground source

14

high season

most popular time of year for tourism

15

low season

less popular time of year for tourism

16

off-season

low season

17

clay

a substance commonly used to make bricks, pottery and ceramics

18

to scour

to search a place thoroughly for something

19

quarry

a large pit or hole from which materials such as stone and clay are extracted

20

botanist

a person who studies plants

21

trek

a long journey, typically made on foot

22

deforestation

the clearing of an area of forest, often with serious environmental consequences

23

biomes

naturally occurring communities of plants and animals that exist in different environments

24

to stumble

to trip or momentarily lose your balance

25

to stumble across

to find something by chance

26

to stumble over

to find something by chance

27

soil

the upper layer of earth that plants grow in