Goat and tiger become friends – level 3

16-11-2017 15:00

A goat intended to be lunch for a tiger at a Russian safari park not only survived but amazingly became the big cat’s friend. They are now inseparable; wherever Amur goes, so does Timur.

Staff at the Russian safari park was stunned when the unlikely bond formed between Amur the tiger and the goat which they named Timur, meaning ‘iron’ because of his bravery. The Siberian tiger even had to sleep outside of his hut once, as the cheeky goat stole his new friend’s bed.

Keepers said that the tiger was quite lazy by nature, so he has not gone to the trouble of hunting the goat. For the goat’s sake, let’s hope that Amur does not get hungry!

Difficult words: intended (planned or meant), inseparable (very close), stunned (surprised), bond (a relationship), hut (a small simple “house”), cheeky (rude).

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