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 parts, 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 nutrition - and to prevent changing into somebody else's subsequent meal. all of the 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 are taking to persist with the nutrients chain throughout the river delta? Will you . . . Swoop throughout the air with an Egyptian slit-faced bat looking bugs? Stalk for frog dinner via thick reeds with a swamp cat? Scavenge for highway kill with a striped hyena? stick to all 3 chains and lots of extra in this who-eats-what experience!
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Markle, Sandra. Crocodiles. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 2004. This book is part of the Animal Predators series. Other books in the series include Hyenas and Vultures. Reynolds, Jeff. Egypt: A to Z. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 2005. Reynolds offers an alphabetical tour of Egypt, featuring lots of animals. Ryan, Patrick. Welcome to Egypt. Mankato, MN: Child's World, 2008. Learn more about the country of Egypt today, including the plants and animals of the Nile River. shtml On this BBC website, learn about the animals of the Nile River while you see them in artwork created thousands of years ago.
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A Nile River Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure (Follow That Food Chain) by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn