Snake at the Doctor’s – level 1

24-05-2023 15:00

This news is about a snake. The snake lives in a zoo. It is the biggest snake in Europe. It is 23 feet long (7 meters). It weighs around 60 kilograms.

The snake gets a check-up. A vet checks the snake’s heart. The doctor uses an ultrasound.

Experts try similar tests on giraffes and sharks. However, snake hearts interest them more. A snake heart is different from a human heart.

Difficult words: check-up (medical test), vet (animal’s doctor), ultrasound (special medical scan).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What is unique about the anatomy of a snake's heart compared to other animals?


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