Beached whales in New Zealand – level 1
This news is about whales. These whales live in New Zealand’s waters. They are very common there.
Some of these whales have a problem. They get stuck in shallow waters. They cannot move. There are around 200 of them.
People try to help them. It is not easy. They save one hundred animals. Twenty-five of the whales die.
Difficult words: common (there are a lot of them), stuck (to not be able to leave a place), shallow (not deep or when there is only a little water).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Why do get whales get beached?
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