Endangered Penguins Get Help – level 2

04-01-2018 07:00

At a penguin colony, people care for about 3,500 African penguins. People have brought 700 penguins to the colony for rehabilitation since the birds are endangered.

One doctor said that the penguins first became endangered because people were taking their guano and eggs, and now they are endangered because they do not have enough food. The fish that they eat are affected by fishing and changes in the climate.

Luckily, the penguin population is growing back because of the extra care that people are giving the birds.

Difficult words: colony (a group of people or animals), rehabilitation (help something or someone get better), guano (a scientific term for the poop from some animals).

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