Depressed polar bear dies – level 2

27-08-2014 07:00

Two polar bears arrived at the South African zoo in 1985. They were only a year old, and they became life-time partners.

One of the bears suffered a heart attack. People found it dead in the pool in January. The other bear became the last polar bear in Africa, as well as a very depressed bear. It missed its friend a lot. The death broke its heart.

The broken-hearted bear suffered liver and heart failure last week. It had to be put down.

Difficult words: failure (when you have failure of an organ, the organ stops working), put down (kill without any pain).

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