Elephant Saved – level 1

24-11-2020 07:00

A farmer in an Indian village wakes up at night. He can hear an animal crying. He finds an elephant in his garden. The elephant falls in a well. A well is a deep hole in the ground. People get water from the well.

Luckily, there is not much water. The elephant does not die. But she cannot get out.

Rescuers try to get the elephant out. A vet makes the elephant fall asleep. He uses darts to make her fall asleep. Rescuers use cranes and trucks. They pull the sleeping animal out. It takes 14 hours to rescue the animal.

When the elephant wakes up, she is feeling good. She returns to the forest.

Difficult words: vet (an animal doctor), dart (a small thin object with a sharp end, and there can be medicine inside), crane (a big machine that people use to move heavy things).

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