Very big jellyfish – level 1

08-07-2014 07:00

Here is some news from England. People see a jellyfish. It is very big. It looks like an alien. It is 20 kilograms heavy.

This jellyfish is big, but it cannot hurt you. It only swims in the water. It eats plankton.

People also see a different type of jellyfish. It called is the blue jellyfish. This jellyfish can hurt you a little.

Difficult words: alien (something from a different world), hurt (do something bad to your body), plankton (very small plants and animals in the water).

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

When you swim in the sea, are you afraid of jellyfish?


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