White hedgehogs in Moscow - level 2

White hedgehogs in Moscow - level 2

04-09-2013 06:00

Three beautiful albino hedgehogs were born in a Moscow zoo.

The birth of the three albino hedgehogs is very rare but there's another even more interesting coincidence. They were born on 22nd of July. That is the same day as the royal baby. So when the zookeepers asked people for help with choosing names, the answer was clear. The hedgehogs’ names are George, Alexander and Louis.

The animals with their royal names live in a special place, as well. The zookeepers got them a nice wooden house with red carpets and velvet curtains. And they call it the Buckingham palace!

Difficult words: coincidence (fact), royal (of the Queen's/King's family), velvet (an expensive fabric).

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