Reading--Adelina's Whales

Adelina's Whales
Adelina's Whales

biologist      a scientist who studies living things

bluff             a high, steep slope or cliff

lagoon          a pond or small lake, especially one connected with a larger body of water

massive        big and heavy; bulky

rumbling       making a deep, heavy, continuous sound

tropical          of or like the regions 23.45 degrees north and south of the equator, where the sun can shine directly overhead



Adelina Mayoral lives in La Laguna, Mexico. Each January, the gray whales arrive in the lagoon near La Laguna and stay for three months before migrating farther north for the summer. Whale-watchers, scientists, and photographers visit La Laguna from all over the world to observe and interact with the whales.