By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

Welcome to an African cloud woodland! As you put off down the mountain course, all you spot forward is a thick tangle of vines and bamboo timber. however the cloud woodland is filled with lifestyles, from a collared sunbird soaring over a few flora to a leopard stalking a massive wooded area hog. Day and evening within the cloud wooded area, the search is directly to locate nutrition - and to prevent changing into an individual 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 course will you are taking to keep on with the nutrition chain in the course of the cloud woodland? Will you . . . Watch a fierce honey badger conflict a deadly snake? Slink in addition to an African golden cat because it tails its prey? Munch on a few leaves with a kinfolk of mountain gorillas? persist with all 3 chains and lots of extra in this who-eats-what event!

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Come from chimp Ou r Cl os es t Re la ti ve s 45 46 Unfortunately, this is a DEAD END. Although this young chimp and his mother escape, many of the troop don’t. Those people coming through the trees are poachers—people who hunt animals illegally. Poachers are one of the reasons that chimpanzees are in danger of becoming extinct. Poachers capture baby chimps for zoos and as pets. But the adults in the chimpanzee troop will stand and protect their young. Poachers just shoot the adults to get them out of the way.

A dead mountain gorilla. To see what another mountain gorilla is up to , tur n to page 18. . speckled cockroaches. To see what other speckled cockroaches are up to, turn to page 14. . a dead giant fo To see what an rest hog . oth giant forest ho er g to, tu rn to page 16 is up . . a dead leopard. To see what another leopard is up to, tur n to page 8. . a dead African golden cat. To see what another African golden cat is up to, tur n to page 28. . a dead eastern black- e and-white colobus.

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. Too bad you missed him, because you may never come near another. Strange-horned chameleons are incredibly rare. They are found only in the Ruwenzori Mountains of Africa. There used to be more, but people loved watching these chameleons with the funny-looking circular bump on their noses.

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