Man kills a lion – level 1

03-08-2015 15:00

An American comes to Zimbabwe. He shoots a lion. The lion’s name is Cecil. He is famous. He is like a celebrity.

People can shoot animals in Zimbabwe, but this lion is protected. Killing the lion is illegal. The American is in trouble. He says that he is sorry. Two men help the American. They are in trouble, too.

Difficult words: famous (when many people know a person or an animal), celebrity (a famous person or animal), illegal (you must not do illegal things).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about what the man did?

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