London Counts Its Animals – level 1
The year 2016 ends. Now it is 2017. People think about the old year. They plan for the new year.
London Zoo counts its animals. It starts with the big cats. It finishes with the smallest insects. There are around 18,000 animals in the zoo.
The numbers change. Animals die and animals are born. New animals come to the zoo. The zoo has two new baby tigers.
Zoos must count their animals every year.
Difficult words: count (find out how much of something there is), insect (a small animal like a bee or an ant), be born (come into this world from an egg or from your mother’s body).
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