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 pay attention 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 lifeless rabbit. Day and evening within the Nile River delta, the search is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent changing into an individual else's subsequent meal. all of the dwelling 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 course will you are taking to persist with the meals chain throughout the river delta? Will you . . . Swoop in the course of 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 plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!
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Only about 7,500 are left in the world. Purple Swamphen 52 (Porphyrio porphyrio) The young purple swamphen is about the size of a chicken. She wades in the marshy area of the river and pauses at a clump of reeds. She reaches out her left leg and grabs onto the stems with her foot. Then with her beak, she strips off the leaves and chomps them down. She continues making her way through the thick weeds at the river’s edge. Suddenly, a male pokes his black head through the reeds. He plucks a reed with his red beak and offers it to her.
Not all thrips eat live plants. Some live off the plants’ pollen. And others eat dead plants and act as decomposers. Last night for dinner, thrips in the Nile River area sucked on . . . leaves and flower water lilies and lotu s from ses. To learn more ab water lilies and out the lo of the Nile, tu rn tuses to page 56 . om . . dead leaves frarn le a papyrus. To th e more about to page 16 . papyrus, tu rn . . fruit and leaves from trees and bushes, both living and those dead on the ground. To learn more about the trees and bushes near the Nile, turn to page 28.
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. Nile Crocodile (Crocodilus niloticus) 31 Sorry, that’s a log floating out in the river, not a Nile crocodile. This is a dead end. Nile crocodiles used to live along the whole length of the Nile River.