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3 Read More 103 AFTER STUDENT’SBOOK, PAGE A . Read the article The River of Death Andrés Ruzo was born in a small village in Peru. When he was a little boy, his grandfather told him stories about a strange river called the River of Death. The river was . deep inside the Amazon Jungle and the water was so hot that nothing could live in it Ruzo grew up and became a scientist, but he never forgot his grandfather’s stories river, so 1 about the River of Death. He wanted to find out more about this mysterious 5 he decided to speak with some experts. Could his grandfather’s stories be true? The hot rivers can only be found near volcanoes, and there were no – answer was a big “no” . volcanoes in that part of Peru He went home over the holidays and asked his family where . 2 But Ruzo didn’t give up the stories about the River of Death had come from. To his surprise, his aunt told him 10 that they weren’t just stories. The River of Death was real and she had actually been there several times. The next day, Ruzo and his aunt walked through the jungle and river. Ruzo was very excited. Finally, he 3 after a few hours they reached a steaming hot that the River of Death was real. 4 had proof in 6 the River of Death was one of the biggest secrets , 2011 in 5 Until Ruzo’s discovery 15 the world. It was not even on a map! Today, scientists from all over the world are meters wide. They 25 interested in this unusual river, which is six kilometers long and ˚C), but they 86 want to know why the water is so hot )the temperature of the river is 7 don’t know the answer yet. Ruzo thinks that the river gets its heat from hot springs which come from deep inside the earth. 20 In the meantime, Ruzo has started a project called “The Boiling River”. The aim of the He hopes that the whole area around the river will . project is to protect the river That way the River of Death will continue to give life to . 8 become a national reserve . many unusual plants and animals that live around this steaming hot river מיסתורי / غامض mysterious 1 תגלית / اختراع discovery 5 ויתר / إستسلم give up 2 סודות / أسرار secrets 6 חם ומהביל / ساخن جدًا steaming hot 3 מעיינות חמים / ينابيع ساخنة hot springs 7 הוכחה / إثبات، برهان proof 4 שמורה / محمية reserve 8 136


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