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Whales Arrive in Argentina
Edited by Ha Xuan Anh - Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012
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(Reuters) -  Southern right whales arrive at Argentina's Patagonian coastline Friday. The whales, only found in the southern hemisphere, head up Atlantic coastlines in the winter. This bay at Valdes peninsula, holds the world's largest concentration of southern right whales. They will call the bay home from June until December. Much of the peninsula is a nature reserve and was declared part of Argentina's national heritage in 1999.

1. whale /weɪl/ (n) a very large animal that lives in the sea and looks like a very large fish. There are several types of whale, some of which are hunted: cá voi

  • right whale: cá voi đầu bò

  • humpback whale: cá voi lưng gù

  • killer whale: cá voi sát thủ

  • whale watching season: mùa xem cá voi

  • International Whaling Commission: Ủy ban Đánh bắt Cá voi Quốc tế (IWC)

  • Like all mammals, whales breathe air, are warm-blooded, nurse their young with milk.
    Giống với động vật có vú, cá voi hít thở không khí, máu nóng và nuôi con bằng sữa.

  • Whales are descendants of land-living mammals.
    Cá voi có nguồn gốc từ động vật có vú sống trên đất liền.

2. nature reserve /ˈneɪtʃər rɪˈzɜːrv/ (n) an area of land where the animals and plants are protected: khu bảo tồn thiên nhiên

  • to be designated (as) a nature reserve: được chọn làm khu bảo tồn thiên nhiên

  • game preserve: khu bào tồn thú săn (= game park = game preserve)

3. heritage /ˈherɪtɪdʒ/ (n) the history, traditions and qualities that a country or society has had for many years and that are considered an important part of its character
Spain's rich cultural heritage:
di sản

  • national heritage: di sản quốc gia

  • natural and cultural heritage: di sản thiên nhiên và văn hóa

  • to preserve / to protect our heritage: bảo vệ di sản của chúng ta

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