By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn
Welcome to a South American rain woodland! As you push your method throughout 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 woodland, the search is directly to locate food--and to prevent changing into anyone else's subsequent meal. All dwelling issues are attached 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 nutrients chain throughout the rain woodland? Will you ... Crouch within the shadows with a jaguar? Slither during the leaves with an anaconda? Lurk within the jungle evening with a tarantula? keep on with all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!
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44 Rain forest trees also remove lots of harmful carbon dioxide from the air and replace it with oxygen. All living things need oxygen— including humans. Yet people continue to cut down rain forests. They often cut down the trees to make room for farmland. But rain forest soil is not good for growing crops. So farmers have to clear even more land to make money. We are learning more and more about how the loss of rain forest trees affects animals, other plants, and people. The loss of rain forests is happening rapidly.
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