Gap Fill - Gold Mining - Level 6


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Species around the world are being threatened by human activity. Lamentably, hundreds of of creatures have already become as the result of humans' ever-increasing demands on Earth's . Gold mining in a national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is putting at an animal called the okapi. The park is called the Okapi Wildlife Reserve. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The okapi is also called the giraffe as it is a of the giraffe. However, its neck is nowhere as long as that of a giraffe's. It is also known as the zebra giraffe due to its striped legs. The okapi is only found in the of Congo that is being mined.

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