# July latest read aloud samples for practice 56
Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and as clearly as possible. You have 40 seconds to read aloud.
362. Read Aloud
According to Guinness World Records, the longest reticulated python in captivity is Medusa, who lives in Kansas City, US. She is 25ft. Natusch lists several species that are said to exceed the reticulated python record for length. These include the Australian scrub python, African rock python and probably the best known: the green anaconda.
363. Read Aloud
Banksia Scabrella, commonly known as the Burma Road banksia, is a species of woody shrub in the genus Banksia. It is classified in the series Abietinae, a group of several species of shrubs with small round or oval inflorescence. It occurs in a number of isolated populations south of Geraldton, Western Australia, with the largest population being south and east of Mount Adams.
364. Read Aloud
The Bermuda Triangle is a mythical section of the Atlantic Ocean roughly bounded by Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico Where dozens of ships and airplanes have disappeared. Unexplained circumstances surround some of these accidents, including one in which the pilots of a squadron of U.S. Navy bombers became disoriented while flying over the area; the planes were never found.
365. Read Aloud
One of the most popular natural dandruff remedies, coconut oil can help reduce some of the yeast that contributes to flakes, explains Geet Shah, MD, a Maryland-based dermatologist. She recommends massaging a small amount into your scalp and leaving it there for at least 15-20 minutes. “The longer the better,” she says. “Some people even leave it on overnight with a towel or shower cap so it penetrates a little deeper.”
366. Read Aloud
The Earth just had the hottest month in recorded history, and it’s even worse than normal. The record comes in a run of unprecedentedly hot months. Not only does it break through the all-time record set a year before, but it also continues a now 10 months long streak of months that are the hottest ever according to NASA data. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculates temperatures slightly different.
367. Read Aloud
Smartphones have become an everyday essential for millions of us – we rely on them for everything from updating our social media profiles to banking. Taking out a smartphone contract that bundles together your calls, data, and texts with the cost – but can also mean you’ll pay more over the long run.
368. Read Aloud
Most Indigenous and legal scholars recognize the Royal Proclamation as an important first step toward the recognition of existing Aboriginal rights and title, including the right to self-determination. In this regard, the Royal Proclamation is sometimes called “the Indian Magna Carta.”
369. Read Aloud
Very few activities have as many legends and myths surrounding them as do martial arts. Hundreds of practices are included under the title of martial arts, and some of these were passed down in secrecy for many generations. Furthermore, martial arts developed in countries that have been historically isolated from the Western World. Thus, there are many conflicting theories and opinions concerning the origins of martial arts.
370. Read Aloud
Abolitionists saw the war as an attempt by the slave states to extend slavery and enhance their power with the creation of additional slave states out of the soon-to-be-acquired Mexican lands. One abolitionist who agreed with that interpretation was author Henry David Thoreau, who was incarcerated in July 1846 when he refused to pay six years’ worth of back poll taxes.
371. Read Aloud
Kangaroos live in Eastern Australia. They live in small groups called troops or herds, typically made up of 50 or more animals. If threatened, Kangaroos pound the ground with their strong feet in a warning. Fighting Kangaroos kick opponents, and sometimes bite. Female kangaroos sport a pouch on their belly, made by a fold in the skin, to cradle baby kangaroos called joeys.
372. Read Aloud
Preparing a summary of work experience and skills is a critical part of the job-seeking process. But for young job seekers, fresh out of high school, college, or postgraduate programs, one of the first obstacles encountered is whether you should prepare a resume or a CV. But what is the difference between the two, and why does it matter when applying for a job?
373. Read Aloud
Humans have lots of types of bulldozers and backhoes to build ponds and lakes with, but nature is the ultimate pond and lake builder. A glacier that is slowly carving and grinding away the land to form a lake. Some of the world’s largest lakes, such as the Great Lakes in the United States, were formed from glaciers carving through the earth.
374. Read Aloud
The changes since the middle of the last century (main topic). Air pollution in the 1950s was very visible with thick black smogs causing severe health issues. This air pollution came from factories. Smog in London in 1952 caused a large number of deaths and resulted in a Clean Air Act being introduced. These days air pollution is invisible but is still a major health risk. It is now largely caused by cars and lorries and is due to the significant increase in vehicles since the 1950s.
375. Read Aloud
The establishment of conservancies, run by local communities and assisted by the government and NGOs, has been proved successful to help developing countries to decentralize natural resources, create jobs and improve the economy.