Panda Is Born in France – level 3

08-09-2017 15:00

An adorable rare baby panda has just been born in a French zoo. To mark his arrival, the zoo released footage of him since the day that he was born.

On the first day, the cub weighed a mere 142 grams and did not have fur. By the fifth day, you could see some white hair on his pink little body. At 12 days old, distinctive black panda spots were beginning to show.

The newest addition to the zoo remains nameless for the time being. His parents Huan Huan and Yuan Zi were expecting twins, but the other cub was too small to survive.

Pandas are a vulnerable species – only 1,800 remain in the wild and 400 live in captivity.

Difficult words: mark (celebrate), mere (as little as), fur (an animal’s hair), distinctive (typical), vulnerable species (an animal kind which may die out soon).

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