Story of the Week – Week Starting May 25th 2020

Fox rescued after getting head stuck

One of the more bizarre stories you will see this week. A fox got itself into a difficult situation in Croydon, London.

Here is the article from Metro. We estimate a B1 level of English and above to enjoy this article. It’s approximately a 20 minute read.

Vocabulary to look out for

fox – a wild mammal belonging to the dog family that has a pointed face and ears, a wide tail covered in fur, and often reddish-brown fur

peer – to look carefully or with difficulty

spot (v) – to see or notice someone or something, usually because you are looking hard

RSPCARoyal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – a well-known animal welfare charity in the UK

swollen – (past participle of ‘swell’: to become larger and rounder than usual; to (cause to) increase in size or amount

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