Small meerkats – level 2

06-06-2014 15:00

Small meerkats were born last month at a zoo in England. Their parents hid them in the burrows, but the babies recently got out. They have taken their first steps into the outside world.

Meerkats have four toes on each foot and very long claws which help them dig. Most meerkats live underground in large groups of around 30 animals.

The keepers have not named the babies yet because they don’t know if they are male or female.

Difficult words: burrows (spaces under the ground), claw (animal’s big nail).

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

How do you call these animals in your language?

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