Turtles and Plastic – level 1

31-10-2022 15:00

On Kenya’s beaches, there is a lot of plastic waste. This is a big problem for turtles. They eat the plastic. The plastic kills them. They eat it because they think that it is jellyfish.

People find out that young turtles eat plastic more often than adults. They die, also. When there is plastic on beaches, turtles cannot lay eggs. Plastics also blocks the way to the ocean. This is a problem for young turtles. They cannot get into the water.

Difficult words: waste (things which you throw away), jellyfish (a sea animal), adult Turtles and Plastic (bigger and older).

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