Pandas in Washington – level 2

27-08-2015 15:00

Giant pandas live in a few mountain ranges in central China. Their population is around 1,600. Another 300 giant pandas live in zoos.

At a zoo in Washington, one giant panda gave birth to a cub. About four hours later, a second cub arrived. Both of the twins looked safe, but people placed them in an incubator.

People inseminated the panda with sperm from two different male pandas. One of them is from China. We do not know who the father is.

The little pandas do not have names yet, and we do not know if they’re male or female.

Difficult words: range (a line of mountains), cub (a young panda), inseminate (to get pregnant by using medical tools).

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

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