Mysterious Discovery – level 2

30-11-2020 07:00

Bret Hutchins was flying over a remote part of Utah, US, and he was counting sheep. Suddenly, he saw an unusual object. Hutchins asked the helicopter pilot to land and they could not believe what they saw.

A shiny metal monolith was there. It was about 300 to 360 centimeters high, and it seemed that somebody planted it in the ground. But there were big red rocks all around and it seemed as if the monolith did not belong there. Hutchins said that a man probably made the monolith.

Some people said that the object looked like sculptures by artist John McCracken who lived in New Mexico and New York until he died in 2011. Other people said that the monolith and the place where it was looked like a scene from Stanley Kubrick movie ‘2001’.

Difficult words: remote (a place that is far from towns or other places where people live), monolith (a big piece of stone or rock what is usually built as a monument or part of a building), planted (put), scene (a place where an action in a film or book takes place).

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