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You are a reporter for your local paper. Your editor has just given you an assignment to write a story about endangered species. You have been "sent" to one of the nation's zoos to find out what they are doing to help keep certain animals from going extinct. Your editor wants you to focus on one animal. Use this Special Report and the Web links to zoos that it provides to gather your information.

Follow the simple steps outlined below to write and print out your story.

Breaking News Topic
Scholastic Kid Reporters have already visited several zoos around the nation. Check out their stories and decide which zoo and which animal you want to write about.

Before starting your story, write a headline and enter your byline. The headline should make someone who bought your newspaper want to read this story. A headline should be short and to the point.

Your Headline:
First name:

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