Animals in the water – level 2

16-06-2014 07:00

Torrential rains and flooding threatened the lives of cattle and horses in Argentina. Local farmers had to guide their cows, bulls and horses across a river to safety.

The animals swam and waded through the water. Some of them needed special assistance or even rides on a boat.

Torrential rain caused river water levels to surge. The famous Iguazu Falls was closed to visitors. The walkways and viewpoints were flooded.

Difficult words: torrential (heavy), wade (walk through water), surge (go up).

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