Polar Bear in a Village – level 1

20-09-2016 15:00

This news is from the Russian Arctic. A polar bear comes to a village. The people trap her under a house. They need help. They call the military.

A helicopter flies to the village. It takes the bear to a town. The bear goes on a plane there. It flies to Moscow. It is going to the city zoo.

Polar bears are called white bears in Russia. They live in the Arctic. They are in danger. Their habitat is changing.

Difficult words: trap (when something or someone cannot escape a place), the military (the army), habitat (an animal’s natural home).

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