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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 bushes. however the cloud woodland is stuffed with lifestyles, from a collared sunbird soaring over a few flora to a leopard stalking an enormous woodland hog. Day and evening within the cloud wooded area, the search is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent turning into anyone else's subsequent meal. All dwelling 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 meals chain in the course of the cloud wooded area? 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 relatives of mountain gorillas? persist with all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what event!

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A blue duiker. To see what another blue duiker is up to, turn to page 58. see what anothe r tropical house gecko is up to, tu r n to page 4 3. e . To se . . a honey badgerne y badger . . an infant highland mangabey. To see what another highland mangabey is up to, turn to page 26. 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.

Instead, a clear, thin skin protects his eyes. He carefully wipes the skin clean with his tongue. Now that he can see clearly, he grabs a tiny moth from midair. Crunch, crunch. The gecko continues up the tree until he reaches a branch. He doesn’t bother to climb onto the top side of it. He just keeps walking upside down on the bottom side. He has tiny bristles on the bottom of each of his toes to help him cling to the branch. The bristles create a suction that helps the gecko walk up vertical surfaces as well as upside down.

Instantly, his family group springs into action. His calls tell them which way to go. They flee up the trees, to where the branches can’t support the heavy leopard. For now, the monkeys are safe. The eastern black-and-white colobus monkey has escaped becoming a leopard meal. But as the day goes on, he must think about his own food. Last night for dinner he tasted . . Life in th e Air monkeys live in the Eastern black-and-white colobus es. They rarely go to middle level of the rain forest tre e to the tops of the the ground, and they only ventur r time, their bodies trees to soak up a little sun.

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