№177 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 177
1. Read the story and think of a title for Part II. Discuss with your class. Give your arguments for your choice.
After the rescuers caught Owen in the nets it was still hard to drag Owen back to shore because the water was too shallow and Owen weighed so much. He was dragging on the bottom getting little cuts from the sharp coral. Things didn't look good for Owen. Many of the villagers thought he might die. There were nearly a thousand people on the shore who gathered to watch the rescue.
Something strange happened next. When all seemed lost, suddenly the water level rose just high enough to lift Owen from the bottom of the sea and pull him back to the shore. When Owen and his rescuers reached the shore all the villagers cheered. Their shouts could be heard miles away. This probably scared Owen even more.
Owen was tired, scared, hungry, thirsty and quite angry. No one knew what had happened to the rest of his family. Now Owen was alone. But there were still some big questions. Where would Owen live? And who would take care of him?
Baby hippos usually stay with their mothers for four years. And it was not possible to put him with another herd of hippos, as the oldest male would fight him, and Owen was too small to protect himself.
Owen's rescuers knew about Haller Park which was a nature preserve, and called to see if they had a home for Owen. The people from Haller Park agreed to take on Owen. Some people prepared a place for Owen to live. They had to fix the fence, fill the pond, and bring grass for Owen to eat. Others had to go to Malindi to pick up Owen.
It was a two-hour trip, full of adventures, which safely finished at night, when Owen arrived at Haller Park.
The people were very excited to meet Owen, and they gave him a warm welcome, though [5au] it took a long time to untie Owen and get him off the truck (c rpy30BHKa).
But then everybody could see that poor Owen was really missing his mother and his father. To everybody's amazement the first thing Owen did was come up to Mzee, a 130-year-old tortoise who was just minding his own business. Mzee hissed