Bear falls nine metres – level 1
This happens in Florida. A bear climbs up a tree. The tree is 30 feet tall (9 metres). The tree is close to a house. People want to remove the bear.
They put a sheet of plastic under the tree. They shoot the bear with a special gun. The gun does not kill the bear. It only makes the bear go to sleep. The bear falls down on the sheet, but the sheet is not strong. It breaks and the bear falls on the ground.
The bear is not injured. However, its head probably hurts!
Difficult words: sheet (thin flat piece of something), injured (have problems with the body), hurt (be in pain).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you have wild animals near your house?
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