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By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

Welcome to a South American rain woodland! As you push your manner during the thick, eco-friendly jungle, you spot, listen, and believe the natural world. Howler monkeys screech overhead as they munch on leaves. Antbirds swoop via looking for tasty insects. Day and evening within the rain wooded area, the quest is directly to locate food--and to prevent changing into anyone else's subsequent meal. All residing issues are hooked up to each other in a nutrients chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, plant to insect, and bug to animal. What direction will you're taking to stick to the meals chain in the course of the rain woodland? Will you ... Crouch within the shadows with a jaguar? Slither throughout the leaves with an anaconda? Lurk within the jungle evening with a tarantula? persist with all 3 chains and lots of extra in this who-eats-what experience!

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A rhinoceros beetle larva. To find out what another rhinoceros beetle is up to, turn to page 52. Rhinoceros Beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros) Ton s of Ins ect s 52 The rhinoceros beetle snuffles through the dead The Amazon rain forest leaves. A rotting stick has an amazing number of blocks his way. Without insects. More than thirty hesitation, the beetle million different kinds lowers his enormous “horn” belonging to thousands of and shoves it aside. That species can be found on was nothing. The rhinoceros just one tree!

They cut up the kill and carry it back to the center of the swarm. But look out! On the outside edge of the swarm, a lizard flicks his tongue, watching. He’s not the only one watching. Some animals follow the ants, hoping for some of the free food the ants stir up on the jungle floor. Some animals might even try to snatch a few ants as well. But before the lizard can even think to swipe a few ants, a guard ant nips it with its enormous mandibles. Wisely, the lizard clears out before it, too, becomes food for the swarm.

Tails like third arms. answers—and feels right at hom The tails are hairless underneath so that the monkeys can feel and grip better. The females in a troop are easy to pick out. They’re smaller than males, with brown fur, not black. The females share the responsibility of raising the youngest members of their troop. Sometimes males help too, but not the youngest males. Young males sometimes kill the babies. With a few more calls, the troop settles in among treetops and starts munching. Last night for dinner, they dined on .

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