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The story of quinine


Quinine is a medicine that helps to fight a disease called malaria. It is traditionally made from a plant found in the rainforests in South America. 

Story developed by Cambridge English Online

Tell us about a forest or woodland area that you know about or have visited.

  • Where is it?
  • What's its name?
  • What type of trees are there?
  • What animals live there?
  • Is it in danger or is it protected?


AlwaysCatHieroglyph's picture

I like the story and I have learnt a lot of history about Peru. I like best the story of the countess of Chincon
and the story of Lima and Callao in the past I went to Peru.

SilverDinosaurBunny's picture

Great story. It helped me in my general knowledge quiz

FlyingVenusCave's picture

cool guys

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LovelyAmulet1000's picture

I am grateful for information!

KingSnowPlanet's picture

It is very good. It helps us learn about the disease malaria

KindGem9000's picture

Hi everyone please if not got in comment if you see the star in down you see the years in dis story in 9 - 11 years. 

Comment by: Kind Gem 9000

FrozenMoonstone2000's picture

Amazing Amazon Forest!

FlyingDJRose's picture

It 's in the Amazon rainforest.its name is Quinine.There are Cinchona tree and animals in Amazon rainforest is mosquitoes , dangerous animals for peoples

RunningRapCheetah's picture

It's in the Amazon rainforest.
Its name is Quinine.
There are Cinchona tree.
In the Amazon rainforest is mosquitoes and it is dangerous animals for pepoles.