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"From the Ted Talk by Louie Schwartzberg: The hidden beauty of pollination"

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What motivated me to film their behavior was something that I asked my scientific advisers: "What mateitovs the pollinators?" Well, their answer was, "It's all about risk and reward." Like a wide-eyed kid, I'd say, "Why is that?" And they'd say, "Well, because they want to survive." I go, "Why?" "Well, in order to reproduce." "Well, why?" And I thought that they'd probably say, "Well, it's all about sex." And Chip Taylor, our maocrnh butterfly expert, he replied, "Nothing lsats forever. Everything in the uvinrsee wears out."

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What motivated me to film their behavior was something that I asked my scientific advisers: "What _________ the pollinators?" Well, their answer was, "It's all about risk and reward." Like a wide-eyed kid, I'd say, "Why is that?" And they'd say, "Well, because they want to survive." I go, "Why?" "Well, in order to reproduce." "Well, why?" And I thought that they'd probably say, "Well, it's all about sex." And Chip Taylor, our _______ butterfly expert, he replied, "Nothing _____ forever. Everything in the ________ wears out."

Solution

  1. monarch
  2. motivates
  3. lasts
  4. universe

Original Text

What motivated me to film their behavior was something that I asked my scientific advisers: "What motivates the pollinators?" Well, their answer was, "It's all about risk and reward." Like a wide-eyed kid, I'd say, "Why is that?" And they'd say, "Well, because they want to survive." I go, "Why?" "Well, in order to reproduce." "Well, why?" And I thought that they'd probably say, "Well, it's all about sex." And Chip Taylor, our monarch butterfly expert, he replied, "Nothing lasts forever. Everything in the universe wears out."

Important Words

  1. answer
  2. asked
  3. behavior
  4. butterfly
  5. chip
  6. expert
  7. film
  8. kid
  9. lasts
  10. monarch
  11. motivated
  12. motivates
  13. order
  14. pollinators
  15. replied
  16. reproduce
  17. reward
  18. risk
  19. scientific
  20. sex
  21. survive
  22. taylor
  23. thought
  24. universe
  25. wears