Nora the Polar Bear – level 2
A zoo in Ohio, USA made a video of a polar bear. At the beginning of the video, the polar bear is only 7 days old. At the end of the video, she is 83 days old. You can see how she grows from a newborn to a fluffy little bear.
People voted to choose the bear’s name. The zoo received 88,000 votes from fans in 115 countries. People chose the name “Nora”.
Nora had to be raised by hand because her mother did not take care of her. Now, she is three months old and an Internet celebrity.
Difficult words: newborn (a baby which was just born), fluffy (very soft), raise (to help to grow up).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
Do you like polar bears?
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