Animals Play the Keyboard – level 1

23-08-2018 15:00

Here is some animal news. It is from a zoo in the USA. The zookeepers let some animals play.

They give the animals musical instruments. They want the animals to have some fun. The otters play the keyboard. An orangutan plays the xylophone.

The zoo is home to 2,000 animals. There are 400 different kinds of animals at the zoo. Two million people visit the zoo every year.

Difficult words: zookeeper (person who helps animals at a zoo), otter (animal which swims in the water and eats fish), kind (type).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

Can you play any musical instruments?

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