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What are some common and exotic animals people keep as pets?
“(lead) a dog’s life” = life is difficult with little pleasure
“Ever since he lost his job, he’s been leading a dog’s life.”
“a snake in the grass” = a person who can’t be trusted
“Be careful. He’s really a snake in the grass, and I never know when he’s telling the truth.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Choose an exotic pet you want to learn more about and search online for tips on caring for this animal. Share your findings with a partner. Some animals could include: llama, iguana, pygmy goat, or peacock. What pet would be ideal for different types of people and situations, including children, people who live in apartments, and the elderly?