New tortoise is discovered – level 1

30-10-2015 15:00

This news is about tortoises. Tortoises live in the Galapagos Islands.

People discover a new type of tortoise. It lives in a 39-square-kilometre area. There are around 250 tortoises of this type. They live in the east of Santa Cruz Island.

The new species is different genetically. It also looks different.

Difficult words: discover (to find), species (a type of animal), genetically (what an animal or person comes from).

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