- How do you know that the giraffe is the boy’s pet?
- How long do you think the boy has had the giraffe as a pet? Why?
- Where did he get it from?
- How does the giraffe feel about the boy? How does it feel about being kept as a pet?
- Should people be allowed to keep any animal as a pet? Make a list of animals you think should/shouldn’t be kept as pets. Discuss why.
- Explain the benefits of owning a pet. You could write to your head teacher and ask for a school/class pet.
- Compare this image with these: Obese Pet, Magic Carpet, Morning Alley, Elephant Rider, Something Familiar, Cheese and Crocodile Tears. Which animal do you think is the happiest and why? Which animal would make the best pet?
Credit: Goro Fujita