Sat, Oct 15, 2005 - Page 13 News List

Be careful!


If the sun is above the man in this picture, where is he standing?

He is standing high off the ground, and all he has to walk on is a thick rope. People who walk high in the air on a thick rope are called tightrope walkers. This man dances up there too!

A person must be very brave to be a tightrope walker. They also must have very good balance. Walking a tightrope is dangerous, and if you fall, you will be hurt badly.

For most people, falling off the tightrope is enough danger. But this man is walking over a lion pen at a zoo in Beijing. If he falls, the lions will be waiting for him!

Luckily, he is holding a long stick, which helps him stay balanced.

The words of the day


繩索 (sheng2 suo3)


欄 (lan2),圈 (quan1)

On a farm, if animals escape from their pens, things can get really crazy.


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