Mother Whale Helps Baby – Level 2
In Australia, a mother and humpback whale calf were swimming in the ocean when the calf’s tail became tangled in a shark net. The mother whale stayed with her calf, propping it up above the water, until people arrived to cut the calf free.
Despite the closeness of the people, the mother stayed with her calf until it was able to swim away.
People are upset about this incident because of the problems with shark nets. Shark nets are intended to catch sharks after they bite people, but the nets also catch other large sea animals that usually cannot escape them and then die.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.