Shrimp in China – level 1

25-07-2014 07:00

This news is from China. There is a dry place there. It rains very little. However, it rains a lot recently. Now, the area is flooded.

The water is good for an animal that lives there. It is a shrimp. It has eggs in the ground. The eggs hatches. This animal is 200 million years old. It eats smaller animals. It lives only 90 days, and it lays eggs. These eggs can wait for water for 25 years.

There are not many of these shrimps in China. There are a lot of them in California.

Difficult words: dry (without water), flooded (covered with water), hatch (get out of the egg).

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

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