Chimp Knocks Down Drone – level 2

14-06-2022 15:00

People are making a TV show in the Netherlands and they want video of a chimpanzee enclosure at a zoo. They send a drone with a camera over the enclosure, but a chimp that is sitting in a tree sees the drone flying by and knocks it down with a stick!

Even though the drone falls to the ground, the camera continues to record. The same chimp climbs down to the drone and picks it up. It looks closely at the drone and the camera and looks like it is recording a video selfie.

Difficult words: enclosure (an area with walls or other things to keep animals inside it), drone (a small unmanned aircraft), selfie (when someone records himself in a picture or a video).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

Why do you think the chimp hit down the drone?


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