By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

ISBN-10: 0822576147

ISBN-13: 9780822576143

Welcome to the Nile River in Egypt! As you slosh during 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 stuffed with existence, from Egyptian vultures snatching ostrich eggs to golden jackals gnawing on a useless rabbit. Day and evening within the Nile River delta, the search is directly to locate meals - and to prevent changing into anyone else's subsequent meal. all of the residing issues are hooked up to each other in a meals chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, plant to insect, and bug to animal. What course will you are taking to persist with the nutrition chain in the course of the river delta? Will you . . . Swoop during the air with an Egyptian slit-faced bat searching bugs? Stalk for frog dinner via thick reeds with a swamp cat? Scavenge for street kill with a striped hyena? stick with all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what event!

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