Nora the Polar Bear – level 3

05-11-2020 15:00

Columbus Zoo in Ohio, USA, released a video in a bid to find a young polar bear’s name. The clip shows the baby polar bear’s journey from a tiny seven-day-old infant to a fluffy pup at 3 months old.

The bear became an Internet sensation and the zoo received more than 88,000 votes from fans in 115 countries. The winning name was Nora, which is a name combined from those of both her parents – Nanook and Aurora.

People had to raise Nora by hand after her mother left her alone for prolonged periods of time when she was a newborn.

Difficult words: in a bid (trying), tiny (very small), infant (a baby), fluffy (very soft), prolonged (long).

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