Hungry Polar Bears – level 3

19-02-2019 07:00

A town on a remote island off the northern coast of Russia declared a state of emergency after a group of polar bears invaded it.

Due to climate change, polar bears are forced into closer contact with humans – they look for food in rubbish dumps and enter homes and public buildings.

People say that the invasion started because of melting ice in the Arctic which forces the bears to look for food on land.

Difficult words: remote (far from a city), declare (formally say that something is true), rubbish dump (a place for things which people throw away).

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