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ABC KIDS News Time

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Every Friday, join Ruby for News Time as she counts down the week’s most interesting news stories for kids. From amazing animals to special events, the natural world to outer space, News Time is made especially for children to help them understand the world around them.


Mysterious city and surfing gold

This week you’ll meet some kids who are saving a fish from extinction, cheer on some Aussie surfers who have all won gold, learn about some flying robots that are doing a very special job and visit an ancient city… and, in our Wow of the Week, meet some hotel guests… who aren’t humans!

Quiz questions
What kind of fish were the kids helping to save?
The new surfing competition is called the: ____ Surfing Professionals World Championship.
How many seeds a day can the special gardening drones plant?
What caused the ancient city to emerge?
Where do experts want frog hotels to be built? 

Bonus tricky question

Where are the gardening drones being used?

Quiz answers
Southern purple-spotted gudgeon
Cities/urban areas

Bonus tricky answer

Australian Botanic Garden (Sydney)

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