People Save a Whale – level 1

01-09-2017 15:00

In Brazil, a beached whale is laying on a beach. People want to help it. Hundreds of people come. They dig holes to bring water to the whale. They throw buckets of water on it.

Much later on, the high tide comes in. The water goes around the whale. The people help the whale get into deep water.

The whale is young but big. It is 13.8 metres long. It weighs between 10 to 15 tonnes.

Difficult words: beached (when a water animal is out of the water on the beach and cannot get back in), high tide (when the ocean waves go up the beach).

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