Giant stingray – level 1

23-03-2015 15:00

This news is about a fish. It lives in a river in Thailand. It is a very big fish. It is 14 feet long (4.3 metres), eight feet wide (2.4 metres), and 800 pounds heavy (363 kilograms).

A man catches the fish. He is an American. He talks about animals on TV. He talks about this fish, too. He says that it is pregnant. That is great news.

He gets information about the fish. This information can help scientists. They want to understand this fish better.

Difficult words: pregnant (it has baby fish inside it), scientist (a clever person who is an expert in something).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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