Write a story in which an endangered species (of plant or animal) plays a central role.
Posted in Middle School on Oct 26, 2022
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“Spaghetti and Meatballs” by Michela You
Sitting there, covered in spaghetti and meatballs, I reflected on my poor decisions. You must be wondering, how, and why did I end up in such a predicament!? Well, I will start from the very beginning. It all began when I turned two. Every two-year-old Amur leopard must go down to town and get some human food. All of us needed to do this to prove that we were worthy leopards. My best friend, Amara...
“The Legend of the Bleeding Heart Dove” by Maria Justa Polotan
A long time ago, when the hills were green with fruit trees and nothing covered the earth but flowering shrubs and soft grass, two doves, T’apat and Magiliw, fell in love. Their courtship was long and arduous, especially for T’apat, who had to best several suitors for the fair Magiliw. And since doves mated for life, Magiliw took her time in selecting a ...
“He wanted to fly” by Sachi B
He hopped down from his perch and pecked at the pomegranate seeds. The blood-red, ruby-like seeds had spilled out onto the floor of his cage. They lay glistening in the sun. As he pecked at the one nearest him, the juice splattered, staining the cold, strong metal lock that hung on the door of the cage. His dark beady eyes followed a single drop of the red juice, as it slid down the lock. He turned his so...
“Too much is never enough” by Blue Green
Tanya leaned against the metal frame supporting the glass viewing window, her weight resting on her arms folded in front of her, her forehead pressed lightly against the cool glass. She had been observing the creatures for months now, measuring, monitoring, sampling, and to her great regret also dissecting and probing these creatures. Molecular analysis, DNA sequencing, structural genomic breakdown, she had tried everyth...
“Don't Smoke ” by Kirrtanaa Thanesh
The Golden Ginger flower was carefully guarded by the Haperns. The flower was first seen in the Sleepy Ash Forest. There were hundreds of them but they were plucked and eaten as they made you healthy for years. Only one flower was left and to prevent it from extinction, the Haperns had replanted it in a pot with paintings of suns. The pot was in a glass display case sealed with a shiny silver p...
“ENDANGERED SPECIES” by Opher 51 2022 REYES
Lemurs are making themselves at home in Madagascar's cacao and vanilla manors, another examination finds. New exploration supported by Conservation International (CI) demonstrates that deliberately arranged and very much oversaw conceal developed cacao and vanilla ranches could fill in as reasonable environments for lemurs and other untamed life — a good omen for a country where 70% of the populace resid...
“The Bravest Whale Alive” by Amy Utami
Dear Mr. Adventure, I am Brevicauda*, the mightiest and the bravest whale alive. As wise advice given by my buddy, Bottlenose, I decided to write you a letter. the one and only in water, air, and land that wise enough to answer all of my questions, I know Mr. Adventure, it’s hard to find you. Because only one with the bravest soul can touch you, but I believe I have it. So, I think this letter will find i...
“Homo Sapiens Nescium” by Harken Void
Extinction. There’s a certain finality to the word, that summons a primordial sense of dread and doom to the core of our being. It means the end of a species. Not just the happenstance death of a few individuals you don’t even know, but the final, irreversible end of an entire world population of a species, meaning there would never be such a life form ever again. Uniqueness, lost forever due to the very tr...
“Dyna ” by Karim Gamal
Do you want to die here or to die outside in nature? Wh..what ..what are you saying ?I’m asking a simple question; do you prefer to die here or to die outside ? Anthony please these things aren’t funny at all and besides I am very busy right now.So please tell me what you want rapidly “Dyna is dying “he said agonizedly.The ruler closed the door of the room and sat down in a sigh with some fury.“Who Did it?” He asked. “We still don’t know anything but I was checkin...
“The Cheerful Slug” by Kevin Broccoli
The Cheerful Slug is so named because the slug is so vastly unappealing. It was discovered in the 1890’s by Marvin J. Freddermeier, an explorer who is known for mapping out large swatches of the South American rainforest and for being stabbed by all three of his ex-wives during their various divorce proceedings. Freddermeier was searching for a fabled red anteater that was rumored to live in the densest parts of the terr...
“The Tiger who built a Temple” by Marie McLaughlin
The Tiger who built a Temple. Deep in the Jungles bordering Ancient India and Ancient Thailand, a Tiger chased down a Malaysian Tapir for food. Once the Tiger caught the Tapir in it's claws, it snapped the poor animal's neck with it's mighty jaw and feasted. The Forest had seen better days lately, trees chopped down, Shrub and brush lost to man made fires and storms. Prey had been hard to...
“Endling” by Alice Parker
“Do you know what an endling is, Captain?” the creature asked. “No. I haven’t heard that term before. What is an Endling?” the Captain entertained the question. “An endling is the last individual of an entire species.” He let that sink in. “That’s me. I am an endling.” “All species come to an end eventually. Either through an extinction event or evolution, when they become a new, different species....
“S.O.S” by John Steckley
One thread that is woven brightly coloured through the cloth of just about every year of my life is the walk in the woods. I remember so well my adventures that way as a child when everything in the woods world was new and exciting, even the little critters that I more or less take for granted now. I had few worries in such walks. My only fear then was that of being bitten by one of the much-dreaded, p...
“Georgia Asters” by E.C. Nickelson
"Look over there!" The young blonde mother, Poppy, pointed to the correct cluster of purple flowers, in the open green field, to guide her four-year-old daughter. "Flowers! Pretty flowers!" Grabbing her mother's hand, she ran to the purple-hued clusters as fast as her small legs would allow her to. With one tiny, chubby fist, she yanked one of the flowers up until the roots came out. "Uh-oh. Mommy, I brok...
“Dogi” by Don Boye
My name is Dogi. That's what mother calls me, that's what I am known to be. I'm a Koala from the Southern regions of Australia, and I am dead. I once lived by a tall gum tree in a bushland where I could run free. Where for hunger I had no need, because I had all the eucalyptus which on I could feed. Everything was all sleeping and all eating, until mother one day got news of worry. Our bushland was gradu...
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