文字稿//The Oldest Gorilla in the World
Humans are a kind of ape.
Can you think of some other apes? Chimpanzees, orangutans, and my favorite,
Gorillas in the wild usually only live for about 40 years. But the world's
oldest gorilla just had a birthday.
野生大猩猩只能活 40 年左右。但是世界上最老的猩猩才剛過生日！
Fatou the gorilla lives in a zoo in Germany and she is now the world's oldest
gorilla. Fatou the gorilla is 65 years old!
名叫 Fatou 的母猩猩今年 65 歲了！她住在德國的動物園裡面。
Happy birthday, Fatou!
Fatou ate a cake for her birthday. The cake was made of rice, vegetables, and
berries! The zookeepers in Germany said Fatou loved the cake!
Gorillas are the biggest kind of ape. But there are not very many left in the
Big apes like gorillas need a lot of space and a lot of food. But people are
cutting down too many trees in the rainforest in Africa. That's the gorillas'
home. No trees, no space, no food... no gorillas!
It's not too late to save the gorillas. We need to stop cutting down trees in
1) in the wild 在野外
Let's go camping next week. 我們下星期去露營吧。
What? Living in the wild? 什麼，住在野外？
No, I can't do it. I'm a city girl. 我不行。我是都市女郎。
2) rainforest 雨林
It's not in the rainforest or anything like that.
And you like wild animals! 而且你喜歡野生動物啊！
I only want to see them on TV. 我只想在電視上看牠們。
3) birthday cake 生日蛋糕
What's a tiger's birthday cake made of? 老虎的生日蛋糕要用什麼做？
Let me think. Beef and pork? 我想想，牛肉和豬肉嗎？
Maybe we can put in an apple too. 也許可以放一個蘋果進去。
4) food 食物
Apples are good food, but tigers may not like them.
Okay, let's read today's words.
in the wild 在野外
birthday cake 生日蛋糕
1. How old is the world's oldest gorilla?
A: 25 years old
B: 600 years old
C: 65 years old
2. Where does the oldest gorilla live?
A: At a zoo in Germany
B: At a zoo in Malaysia
C: At a zoo in South Africa
3. How can people help save wild gorillas?
A: Stop cutting down trees in the rainforest
B: Stop eating candy
C: Stop doing your homework