People Save a Whale – level 3
At Praia Rasa Beach in Brazil, hundreds of people gathered around a beached humpback whale to rescue the mammal. They dug holes to bring the water in and threw buckets of water on it.
After hours of work, the high tide came in and water came up around the whale. The crowd successfully aided the whale to get back into deeper water.
The young whale was 13.8 metres long and weighed between 10 to 15 tonnes.
Difficult words: aid (assist).
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