SeaWorld Orca Dies – level 1

11-01-2017 15:00

SeaWorld is in Florida, USA. It is a zoo for sea animals. The zoo has animals like orcas.

In 2010, an orca kills a trainer. It pulls her underwater. This happens in front of people. The orca’s name is Tilikum.

In 2013, people make a film. It is about captive orcas. In 2016, SeaWorld ends its orca breeding programme.

Now Tilikum is ill. It dies in January, 2017.

Difficult words: orca (a black and white medium-sized whale), captive (not free), breeding programme (a programme which makes animals have babies).

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