Penguins learn how to swim - level 2

Penguins learn how to swim - level 2

04-10-2013 14:00

A zoo in England has something like a school for its little penguins. The little penguins are helped to learn how to swim and hunt in a small pool.

It is important for the little penguins to learn it because as they grow up they will be moved to a bigger pool with bigger penguins. There, the little penguins will have to compete with the others. If they're not good at swimming and hunting, they will not catch anything.

This kind of penguin is called the Humboldt Penguin. Humboldt Penguins are endangered animals which live in South America and the zoo in England has over 40 of them.

Difficult words: hunt (catch other animals to eat them), compete (try to be better than the other ones), endangered (there is not many of them and this kind of animal may die out).

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