Jeffrey is a pet camel – level 2
A man from England has a very special friend. It is not a man and not a dog. It is an 11 foot (3.4 metres) tall camel. His name is Jeffrey.
Jeffrey is originally from Russia. He can survive temperatures of around minus 25 degrees Celsius. Jeffrey is the kind of a camel with two humps, and he can live until the age of around 60. He arrived in the UK from Holland seven years ago. He was originally a birthday gift for the man’s son.
The man brings the camel treats. It is usually carrots, but the camel gets something extra special sometimes. Beer! The camel loves it. He drinks more than his owner!
Difficult words: hump (raised part on the back of a camel), treat (food which is good), owner (person who has something).
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