Baby Elephant in Sri Lanka – level 3

13-09-2018 15:00

The port city of Hambantota in Sri Lanka is known for hundreds of wild elephants that roam freely around.

One young calf found itself in a sticky situation after it was stuck in a drain. Luckily, local port workers and wildlife officials managed to get it out. Doctors later treated the baby elephant for what they thought was a broken leg.
Difficult words: roam (walk around), calf (the baby of a large mammal like the elephant), sticky situation (a problem), drain (a hole where water goes if there is too much of it).

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