Baby Gorilla – level 1
This news is about a gorilla. It is born at a zoo. The zoo is in California. The gorilla is born overnight. Keepers see it for the first time in the morning. What a nice surprise!
However, it is not easy to see the baby. It is very small. It is on the mother’s chest. Gorilla babies are only between 1.6 to 2 kilograms heavy.
The mother is called Cocoa. The dad is called Winston. The baby is their second child. The zoo has eight gorillas. There are not many gorillas in the world. They are endangered.
Difficult words: keepers (a person who gives food and helps the animals), surprise (something nice which you do not expect to happen), chest (the front of the body), endangered (something that may no longer live on this world).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this news?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.