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A Giraffe in Paris

 

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After traveling for too years and 4,000 miles, a giraffe arrive in Paris, France on June 30, 1827. The giraffe, the first ever to be seen in France, was a gift from the leader of egypt to Frances king. The 12-foot-tall giraffe traveled across the Mediterranean sea by boat her body traveled below deck with the other animals, but her head poked through a whole cut in the deck. When the boat landed in France, the giraffe was lead on a 550-mile walk to Paris.

Answer Key

After traveling for two years and 4,000 miles, a giraffe arrived in Paris, France, on June 30, 1827. The giraffe, the first ever to be seen in France, was a gift from the leader of Egypt to France's king. The 12-foot-tall giraffe traveled across the Mediterranean Sea by boat. Her body traveled below deck with the other animals, but her head poked through a hole cut in the deck. When the boat landed in France, the giraffe was led on a 550-mile walk to Paris.

 

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06/24/2015