By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn
Welcome to the Nile River in Egypt! As you slosh in the course of the river financial institution and puddle-jump the marshy components, you could listen birds calling, frogs peeping and little scurrying sounds from the underbrush. The Nile River is filled with existence, from Egyptian vultures snatching ostrich eggs to golden jackals gnawing on a lifeless rabbit. Day and evening within the Nile River delta, the quest is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent changing into an individual else's subsequent meal. the entire 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 direction will you're taking to persist with the meals chain throughout the river delta? Will you . . . Swoop throughout the air with an Egyptian slit-faced bat searching bugs? Stalk for frog dinner via thick reeds with a swamp cat? Scavenge for highway kill with a striped hyena? stick with all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!
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Extra resources for A Nile River Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure (Follow That Food Chain)
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The poop of a striped hyena. To find out what another striped hyena is up to, turn to page 12. . the poop of an Eg slit-faced bat. To fin yptian what another E d out g slit-face bat is yptian up to, tu rn to . . a dead and decaying boomslang. To find out what another boomslang is up to, turn to page 54. page 37. . a dead and decaying common reed frog. To . . the poop of an Egyptia vulture. To find out wha n t another Egyptian vulture is up to, tu rn to page 50 . find out what another common reed frog is up to, turn to page 47.
A Nile River Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure (Follow That Food Chain) by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn