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Baby Animals
Baby Animals

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Date: Aug 01 2018

Themes: Hobbies, Pets

Grammar: Adjectives

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What is it about baby animals? It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like baby animals. Recently, there was a story in the news about a leopard taking care of a baby monkey after killing its mother. There’s something about innocent creatures that seems to make us all act like parents, even if we don’t have babies of our own.

Baby animals can’t walk or see very well, they sleep on top of each other, they’re always hungry, and they’re incredibly soft. They bring out the nurturing parts of us. They make us want to pick them up and hold them to our hearts, and they make us smile. What’s not to love?

Brian and Gary are talking about baby animals. Who is obsessed? Read on to find out in today’s English lesson.

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Brian

Brian

Gary

Gary

Brian:  Hey, Gary.

Gary:  Hey, Brian.

Brian:  Guess what I watched today?

Gary:  Oh, no.

Brian:  A montage of kitten videos.

Gary:  They’re everywhere.

Brian:  I know! Aren’t they awesome? I love watching baby animals on YouTube.

Gary:  You mean people nurturing baby animals?

Brian:  No. I like watching baby animals do whatever they do. I find them to be innately cute. They’re so innocent.

Gary:  Yes.

Brian:  And I don’t know. They just make my heart melt. They turn me into a big old softie.

Gary:  Cute, little baby animals are dependent on their moms and all of the people that are cuddling them just as much as you’re dependent on Facebook seeing them.

Brian:  Come on. You don’t find them adorable?

Gary:  You know, they’re cute. I think they’re really cute. I think they’re adorable. But I’m not obsessed with the cute.

Brian:  I can only see your point because I think that human babies are extremely unattractive. I think that anything that’s fluffy and tiny is adorable, and hairless animals creep me out. Like babies.

Gary:  Pig babies are super cute.

Brian:  So you do like cute things?

Gary:  OK. You got me.

 

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Brian has been watching videos of kittens. It sounds a little bit like Brian’s obsessed with kitten videos, in fact. It’s easy to hear in Gary’s voice that Brian does this a lot. Videos of small, fluffy animals obviously make Brian happy.

Gary agrees that baby animals are cute. There is no question about this fact. But Gary doesn’t spend a lot of his free time watching videos of puppies, chicks and ducklings. He appreciates that they’re cute, but he chooses to use his time on other things.

The funny thing is that Brian is human, but he doesn’t enjoy looking at baby humans. Babies that don’t have any hair on them just aren’t good-looking to Brian.

Do you spend your time looking at photos and videos of baby animals? Why do you think people like baby animals so much?

 

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ml2000

ml2000Super Member!

Canada

My dog is so cute that makes my heart melt and turns me into a big softie.  

04:57 PM Aug 01 2018 |

ml2000

ml2000Super Member!

Canada

My dog is so fluffy that the first thing i want to do everyday when i come home is to hold him to my heart.

04:47 PM Aug 01 2018 |

andreia silva

Brazil

I haverá female dog,when it come my House it was só tiny And lovely dog,but with the time Passing By, my. Dog group up and now is not cute

03:11 PM Aug 01 2018 |

manish0007

manish0007

India

Hlw..


Hi they are  also a part of life who are living innately with human being.


I have not much time but whenever I saw a montage of baby animals or in it real this all makes my heart melt. Look at those innocent eyes it shows how cute they are .


Every baby looks so fluffy and innocent what not to love! I am obsessed with the human baby also I always use to play with them maximum time it gives me pleasure as well fun…


Thank you e baby for this lesson

09:04 AM Aug 01 2018 |

manish0007

manish0007

India

Hlw..


Hi they are  also a part of life who are living innately with human being.


I have not much time but whenever I saw a montage of baby animals or in it real this all makes my heart melt. Look at those innocent eyes it shows how cute they are .


Every baby looks so fluffy and innocent what not to love! I am obsessed with the human baby also I always use to play with them maximum time it gives me pleasure as well fun…


Thank you e baby for this lesson

09:03 AM Aug 01 2018 |

manish0007

manish0007

India

Hlw..


Hi they are  also a part of life who are living innately with human being.


I have not much time but whenever I saw a montage of baby animals or in it real this all makes my heart melt. Look at those innocent eyes it shows how cute they are .


Every baby looks so fluffy and innocent what not to love! I am obsessed with the human baby also I always use to play with them maximum time it gives me pleasure as well fun…


Thank you e baby for this lesson

09:02 AM Aug 01 2018 |

vik32

vik32

India

i would like to share sth with you all. i have a pitbull he is 10 months old when i got him first time into my house he was so cute and adorable infact still he is. 


It is really true that baby animals bring out your nurturing skills you always take care of them,feed them and get worried if you are out somewhere. 

05:59 AM Oct 05 2014 |

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CharmYou

CharmYou

Ireland

I just watched the leopard taking care of the baboon video and was deeply touched by it. I don’t understand why sometimes human beings can be so cruel that they kill a lot of animals without a blink of an eye but this leopard is a thousand times more humane than those hypocrites that claim to protect animals while thinking they are way superior to them.

04:38 AM Aug 18 2014 |

ahmet55

ahmet55

Austria

Of course not. I’m not free enough to spend my time for downloading and watching those related videos. 



People do like baby animals bcz they are cool, cute, fluffy and also innocent. There is no reason for a human to manner them badly except that the human has a physic problem. Most of little chicks of all animals are lovely, even human’s baby. 

01:20 PM Jul 04 2014 |

ole129985644

Germany

Oh they are so sweet


04:09 PM Jun 18 2014 |

Laura34

Laura34

Malaysia

People like baby animals alot because they are tiny and it makes them go awwww! LOL

06:19 AM Jun 17 2014 |

Idriss

Idriss

Morocco

“I DONT spend   time looking at photos and videos of baby animals..  i know  how it would be.”

Finally! a different sentence. 

09:10 PM Jun 15 2014 |

Idriss

Idriss

Morocco

Cant someone produce a different sentence ? lol.

 

06:24 PM Jun 15 2014 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

As most caring people i like baby animals, but ,ooops !!! there is a catch  !!! they  (if we  fall for them and adopted one ), wheather it is a cat or a dog  ,will start to grow and with it    we  will have to  watch  our neatly  drapes and cushions  in rags, but who cares ,the new member of the household has captivated the heart  of the family  to the extent that  whatever  damage  our  funiture  is suffering  is nothing  comparable  with the love and loyalty that  we receive from them.    .And if it is a puppy when he/she sees our weak point won´t accept boundaries  and tenaciously  will  destroy our brand new slippers ,chewing it up  as if it was   a treat   from   heaven.  jejejejeje!!! 

04:25 PM Jun 15 2014 |

angel_ eyes

Pakistan

I donnu why some  people are that obsess with animals that they go to that extend that they start comparing the two totally  different creatures with each others. Yes, they are vulnerable, cute,  companion to many, sometime fun to be with. They can’t speak for themselves. They deserve  good treatment from us. It is their right. And we should do everything to give them their right, but still they are animals, never mind, and they should be remain like that!



I don’t waste time looking at photos and videos of baby animals.



Have a good day

08:47 AM Jun 15 2014 |

Djana

Djana

Algeria

Baby Animals are so cuuuuuuuuuuute and I like them so much

08:23 AM Jun 15 2014 |

Madame Gin

Madame Gin

Argentina

Yeah! They’re super cute, even when they’re a bit ugly! Has somebody ever googled “baby bat”? If you didn’t, you should. They’re hideous, but they’re so adorable at the same time! xD

12:50 AM Jun 15 2014 |

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mrn90

mrn90Super Member!

Azerbaijan

  I’m not obsessed with baby animals as Brian. I don’t spend my time watching them in youtube. But i should confess that i like puppies very much. They are so sweet, fluffy and adorable that my heart melt when i so them outside. They have innocent face :) I wish i will have one so i can nurture  and hug, play, spend time with it.

05:21 PM Jun 14 2014 |

ttsuka

ttsuka

Japan

OK, I share Brian’s sentiment that hairless human babies are less attractive than fluffy animal babies. But hairy human adults aren’t any better than fluffy mature animals either!

08:03 AM Jun 14 2014 |

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rosendo

rosendo

Mexico

mm , looks like Brian is gay !!

08:50 PM Jun 13 2014 |

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