By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn
Welcome to an African cloud woodland! As you put off down the mountain direction, all you notice forward is a thick tangle of vines and bamboo bushes. however the cloud woodland is filled with existence, from a collared sunbird soaring over a few plants to a leopard stalking an immense woodland hog. Day and evening within the cloud woodland, the quest is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent changing into a person else's subsequent meal. All dwelling issues are attached to each other in a nutrients 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 nutrients chain throughout the cloud wooded area? 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 relatives of mountain gorillas? stick to all 3 chains and lots of extra in this who-eats-what experience!
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Toopical . . a blue duiker. To see what another blue duiker is up to, turn to page 58. see what anothe r tropical house gecko is up to, tu r n to page 4 3. e . To se . . a honey badgerne y badger . . an infant highland mangabey. To see what another highland mangabey is up to, turn to page 26. what another ho 37. is up to, tu rn to page Strange-Horned Chameleon (Bradypodion xenorhinia) 30 Do you see that strangehorned chameleon resting on the branch of that ficus tree? No? Well, he was there a minute ago.
To see what another honey badger is up to, turn to page 37. . a dead okapi. To se what another okap e i is up to, tu rn to page 24 . Honey Badger (Mellivora capensis) A honey badger carries a piece of honeycomb. The honey badger rips apart a beehive. Angry bees buzz around his head. Honey drips from his mouth and his long, sharp claws. The hive is ripped apart. Already birds are cautiously approaching, hoping to clean up the dead bees. But they’ll wait until the honey badger leaves. The honey badger pauses in his destruction of a beehive.
She loses control, and they tumble to the forest floor. As they hit the ground, she releases him. She has to. If he pulled out her feathers or hurt her wings, she wouldn’t be able to fly. And if she can’t fly, she’ll die. Immediately, the monkey scrambles back up the tree to his family. The eagle fluffs out her feathers to see how much damage the monkey did. Then she takes off on another hunt. Last night for dinner, the martial eagle gulped down . . 49 50 . . a collared sunbird in its nest. To see what another collared sunbird is up to, tur n to page 11.
A Cloud Forest Food Chain: A Who-eats-what Adventure in Africa (Follow That Food Chain) by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn