Scorpions at Charles de Gaulle Airport – level 1

09-10-2015 07:00

Cameroon is a country. It is in Africa. Some people have scorpions. They have 115 of them. They want to take the scorpions to the USA. They want to sell them on the Internet.

They send the scorpions from Cameroon to the USA. The scorpions are in Paris. They are at Charles de Gaulle Airport. French officers find the scorpions. They seize them.

The scorpions are endangered. They are big, but they are not dangerous to people.

Difficult words: officer (a person who checks people at the airport), seize (to take something which you cannot have), endangered (in danger because there are not enough animal of this type).

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

What do you think about the scorpions?

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