Owls attack people – level 1

06-03-2015 07:00

This news is from the Netherlands. People in one town have a problem. Owls are attacking them!

The people can protect themselves with umbrellas. People would like to catch the birds, but they need permission. The owls are protected species.

Difficult words: permission (you are allowed to do something), protected species (a type of animal which people must not touch).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

This news is like from Hitchcock's film The Birds, isn't it?

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