Hippos in Russia – level 1
Hippos are aggressive, easily scared and very dangerous animals. People can use them for fighting. In Russia, however, they do tricks at a circus show.
One circus has three hippos. They roll over, jump, and even play a real-life version of Hungry Hippos. Sometimes, they get close to people, but they are not afraid.
The hippos are fully trained. No physical force is used on them.
Difficult words: aggressive (somebody who often fights is aggressive), roll (turn over and over), physical force (hurting someone to make him or her do what you want).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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