Smoking Elephant – level 2
There is a video of an elephant, and at first sight, it looks like the elephant is smoking. However, the elephant is eating charcoal and blowing out ash. Biologists say that wild animals can eat charcoal because it is medicinal for them.
Difficult words: sight (look), charcoal (a black material which is left after something is burned), ash (a very fine grey ‘sand’ which is produced when something is on fire), medicinal (health-giving, healthy).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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