Seven lost killer whales - level 2

Seven lost killer whales - level 2

09-07-2013 14:00

A group of seven killer whales got stuck on a sandy beach in Australia on Tuesday.

Thanks to a rescue operation the whales were hydrated and helped back to the water. Five of the whales managed to swim free at the high tide. But two of them, a mother and her baby, died.

Maybe the whales got stuck because they were ill and they didn't know the way. A veterinarian will take blood of the two dead whales and see if they were or were not ill.

Interesting words: hydrate (put water on something), high tide (when the water goes up), veterinarian (doctor for animals).

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