Cow Up In the Air – level 1

24-08-2020 07:00

Many cows are in the Alps. The cows stay up in the hills. There is a lot of grass for the cows. Farmers look after the cows.

At the end of summer, farmers take the cows down the hills. It is a special moment for many people. In Switzerland, farmers take down about 1,000 cows this week.

However, something unusual happens. One cow does not walk down. A helicopter takes the animal down. A farmer explains why it happens.

The cow cannot walk well. The farmer does not want to risk the cow’s health. He decides to take the cow down with a helicopter.

The farmer says that this can be traumatic for the cow. However, this is a usual way that farmers transport injured animals.

Difficult words: explain (to say why something happens), risk (to put someone or something in danger), traumatic (unpleasant and stressful), transport (to take from one place to another).

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