New PDF release: A Cloud Forest Food Chain: A Who-eats-what Adventure in

By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

ISBN-10: 0761357130

ISBN-13: 9780761357131

ISBN-10: 0822576120

ISBN-13: 9780822576129

Welcome to an African cloud wooded area! As you put off down the mountain course, all you spot forward is a thick tangle of vines and bamboo timber. however the cloud wooded area is stuffed with existence, from a collared sunbird soaring over a few flora to a leopard stalking an immense woodland hog. Day and evening within the cloud wooded area, the quest is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent turning into anyone else's subsequent meal. All residing issues are hooked up to each other in a nutrition chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, plant to insect, and bug to animal. What course will you're taking to stick to the meals chain during the cloud woodland? Will you . . . Watch a fierce honey badger conflict a perilous snake? Slink besides an African golden cat because it tails its prey? Munch on a few leaves with a family members of mountain gorillas? stick with all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!

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Termitesr. tTermites what othe r n t o p age 4 7. tu are up to, . . a speckled cockroach. To see what another speckled cockroach is up to, tur n to page 14. 43 Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) The young chimpanzee finishes his morning snack of roots and leaves. Then he climbs aboard a female’s back. She snuggles him in tight. His mother was killed last year, but this female from the troop adopted him. She cares for him as if he were her own baby. He clings to her, enjoying the piggyback ride. When the chimpanzee troop gets to a clearing, he tumbles off her.

In a flash, he rears and strikes with his fangs. The fangs are filled with venom—a poison. The venom paralyses the hyrax in just moments. Then the mamba slowly swallows the hyrax whole. Lumpy with his full meal, he heads back to his termite den. Meanwhile, the female mamba heads back to her underground den in a nearby rock crevice. Two months from now, she’ll lay fourteen eggs in the den. She’ll protect the eggs, but once the baby snakes hatch, they are on their own. They will live and hunt alone—just as their mother and father do.

To read about the trees of the forest, turn to page 34. . green moun read about g tain bamboo. To re bamboo, tu r en mountain n to page 56 . t Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) The martial eagle soars over the rain forest. Her wings stretch out to nearly 7 feet (2 meters). She is the largest eagle in Africa. But right now, she’s flying so high up in the sky that you would need binoculars to see her. She tips her wings and soars lower. She skirts the edge of the canopy now. Only her shadow alerts the treetop animals that she is above.

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