Bird flu kills seals and sea lions – level 1

01-11-2023 07:00

In Brazil, many seals and sea lions die. Experts believe that bird flu kills them.

Bird flu can make animals very sick. There is no medicine to help them. There are cases of bird flu in Brazil some months ago. Last month, experts find bird flu in sea animals in a state called Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil is very famous for selling chickens. But they say that there is no bird flu in chickens which they sell.

The dead seals and sea lions are in different places along the sea. There are dead seals and sea lions near Uruguay, a country next to Brazil. Peru, Chile, and Argentina find sick sea animals too. In Brazil, they say it is still safe to eat chicken or eggs. Bird flu is not in these animals at the moment.

Difficult words: bird flu (a disease which kills birds), medicine (a drug which helps stop a disease).

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