A big animal is chasing you and wants to eat you ... What do you do? Watch this clip to see how a cobra protects itself.

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Are you an animal lover? Tell us about your favourite animals.

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ellen 13 August, 2013 - 10:21

hello Jonathan.
Snakes possible in our yard before (in the past). But it meets now very rare (occasional), there are not that is.

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ellen 12 August, 2013 - 10:13

My favorite animals are cat and dog.
i don't like snakes. its dogmatic animals. but this snake looks clever that is cool .
I am afraid snakes.
we hve got our garden so many animals.
For example, dog, cat, hens, and cows.
its very nice and amazing........................

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Jonathan - Coor... 13 August, 2013 - 03:56

Hi ellen! :) I'm a little bit afraid of snakes as well but there are no snakes where I live, luckily. Are there any snakes where you live? I didn't understand what you mean when you say snakes are 'dogmatic animals'. Could you explain it again? Thanks!
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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Natalija 28 April, 2013 - 15:12

I love animals above everything; I find them our best friends and I'm sad to say this, but they are unprotected,and we should take care about them. I have the Persian cat at home and I'm thinking of taking a chihuahua. Yes, I know that cats and dogs have never been on good terms, but I hope my cat will accustom on this dog, because I like chihuahuas so much, and I think it's gonna be a birthday present from my parents. I'm so looking forward to that moment.
I like animals in general, but cats are my favourite. And I like horses, dogs, rabbits and every animal.
Last month I signed in one association which main aim is the animal protection. In my country there are many abandoned animals, and this association is like an asile where we take care of them and help them to recover. I really like this job, if I could name it like that, and I'm happy of having the opportunity to do something for those lovely creatures, who give so much love, and don't want anything for repayment.

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MALINE 7 April, 2013 - 03:12

Yes I´m an animal lover I respect them and take care of them,we all should take care of them,they all have a porpuse here.

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Lejdi 28 February, 2013 - 16:16

Yes,I do. I am an animal lover .I like special animals like snakes and crocodiles. I want to see them from near but I can't because I am afraid of them.

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Flo Gert 28 February, 2013 - 10:05

Cobra is the king of snakes. I like a lot the way he atacks and protect itself. I am not affraid from snakes because they are dangerous just when you try to catch them!

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tre_si 13 February, 2013 - 14:49

I am not such an animal lover and my favourite animals are the cat and the dog. the cat is my favourite animal because it is so cute and if you feel alone just keep it close to yourself and this will helpp you, if you need someone to protect you the dog is the right animal for you.

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Irini Real Madrid 19 January, 2013 - 11:12

i think is a snake and i am really afraid of it :)what do you think is ?
if you think is a snake like my comment

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Jo - Coordinator 5 January, 2013 - 10:41

Hi happiest-girl-alive!

Thanks for your comment. It made me laugh to think of a snake chasing you! It's true that a lot of people are scared of snakes. Why do you think that is?

Joanna (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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happiest-girl-alive 5 January, 2013 - 06:11

I like watching documentary videos about animals, especially clever ones, likes snakes. They're very cunning. But, honesty, I'm afraid of them. That's called ophiophobia - popular with most people. I remember that when I was 5 years old, a grass-snake chased me. Fortunately, I had time to run into the house.

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