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Dog owners in Alaska and Canada are [bought / buying] special vests for their pets. The vests are to protect the [pets / pests] from attacks by bald eagles. In recent weeks, a [number / numeral] of pet dogs have been taken away by the birds of prey. The number of [bald / bold] eagles has risen greatly in Alaska. There have been many [conversation / conservation] efforts, which has seen the bald eagle population increase. Conservationists estimate there are now [around / abound] 30,000 of the eagles in Alaska. While bird [loves / lovers] are happy about this, pet owners are [worried / worry] . The eagles have a 2.4-metre wingspan. They are strong [enough / plenty] to pick up and fly away with a 6-kilogram animal. The eagles are already a nuisance for farmers as they are [killed / killing] chickens.

The special vest that pet owners are buying is called the CoyoteVest. It is a [protective / protect] jacket that was designed to protect small dogs from coyotes. A coyote is a [tame / wild] dog that is similar [of / to] a wolf. It is common across North America. The CoyoteVest has a [various / variety] of spikes and other sharp things on [them / it] to protect the pet. Some of the vests have brightly coloured whiskers that are [mean / meant] to scare birds away. It is made of a material [called / calling] Kevlar, which is used in bulletproof vests. The Kevlar protects a small dog [for / from] the teeth of a larger dog. The CoyoteVest company said its vest helps to, "slow down or prevent [the / a] surprise attack and give you enough time [to / for] react before serious injury occurs" to a pet.

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