Giraffe hits a bridge – level 2
A driver moved two giraffes in South Africa. He drove underneath a bridge on a motorway. One of the giraffes hit the bridge with its head. It suffered serious injuries to its head.
The vehicle then stopped working, but people repaired it a few hours later. The driver took both animals to a vet, but one died on arrival. The other giraffe was not injured.
People investigate the incident. However, we already know that the transport was inadequate and incorrect.
Difficult words: suffer (have), injury (hurt), arrival (when something comes somewhere), inadequate (not good).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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