Whales in Western Australia – level 2

28-03-2018 15:00

A pod of whales beached themselves in Western Australia, and volunteers tried to save them but only five survived. Over 150 of the animals died.

However, the five whales may not be completely safe yet. When a whale is beached, it is in an extreme and exhausting situation. The whales were on the beach for hours, and it was difficult for them to swim back to the open sea.

Difficult words: pod (group), volunteer (a person who does work without being paid for it), exhausting (very tired and difficult to move).

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

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