Bats in Australia – level 2

30-05-2016 15:00

More than 100,000 bats sparked a state of emergency in a town in New South Wales, Australia. The bats are causing power outages and they are making everything dirty. They are keeping tourists away and they are hurting property prices.

The government promised to give 2 million dollars to solve the problem. However, the bats are a vulnerable species, so killing them is not an option. People are thinking of other ways to make the bats go away. They are thinking about using smoke, noise and cutting down trees.

Difficult words: spark (to start quickly), vulnerable (in danger), species (an animal kind).

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