Baby Tiger – level 2
A teenager from California bought a tiger cub in Mexico. The baby Bengal tiger cost $300. Circuses in Mexico are offloading exotic animals because of a new law.
The cub was just 6 weeks old and weighed around 3 kilograms. There are only around 2,500 wild Bengal tigers in India, China, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Police arrested the teenager. If people find him guilty, he can go to prison for up to 20 years.
Difficult words: cub (a baby animal such as a cat or a bear), offload (sell or give something away), guilty (if you are guilty, you did something wrong).
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