World’s oldest dog dies – level 1

30-10-2023 15:00

It is the year 1992. A dog called Bobi is born. He is a Portuguese mastiff. Most dogs like him live for about 12 to 14 years. But Bobi is different. He lives for 31 years and 165 days.

Bobi’s life is difficult at first. Nobody wants him and his three brothers. People want to bury them. It is a common thing to do at that time. But a young boy named Leonel Costa and his brothers save Bobi. The dog becomes a part of their family.  He lives with them all his life.

In February 2023, Bobi officially becomes the world’s oldest dog. He breaks the record of 29 years and 5 months. People believe that good food and a happy life make Bobi live so long.

Difficult words: bury (to make a hole in the ground and put something in it), common (usual, normal).

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

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